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Underwater Salvage of the USS S-51

Underwater Salvage of the USS-S51

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Underwater salvage of the USS-S51

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The USS-S51 sank on September 25, 1925 near Block Island which is located off the coast of Rhode Island. The USS-S51 was an S-class submarine built by the Lake Torpedo Boat Company of Bridgeport, Connecticut.

The submarine operated with approximately 40 crew members. When she sank, there were only 3 survivors who would live to tell the tale of that fateful night.

For more information on USS-S51, click here to see the wikipedia page.

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posted 05/27/2015 in Commercial Diving, History

Tags: Commercial diving, USS-S51, Block Island


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