Octopus Class Submarine (1906)
Five Octopus class submarines were completed for the U.S. Navy in 1909 and 1910. On 17 November, 1911, they would be redesignated the "C" class and given names C-1 through C-5, not to be confused with the submarines of Britain's "C" class.
|Overview of 5 vessels|
|Citations for this data available on individual ship pages|
|Octopus||Fore River Shipbuilding Company||4 Oct, 1906||30 Jun, 1908||Sold 13 Apr, 1920|
|Stingray||Fore River Shipbuilding Company||8 Apr, 1909||23 Nov, 1909||Sold 13 Apr, 1920|
|Tarpon||Fore River Shipbuilding Company||8 Apr, 1909||23 Nov, 1909||Sold 12 Apr, 1920|
|Bonita||Fore River Shipbuilding Company||17 Jun, 1909||23 Nov, 1909||Sold 13 Apr, 1920|
|Snapper||Fore River Shipbuilding Company||16 Jun, 1909||2 Feb, 1910||Sold 13 Apr, 1920|
Design and Construction
- It is uncertain if they were ever called such.
- Estimates Submitted to the Secretary of the Navy, Volume II, 1916. p. 1553.
- Gray, Randal (editor) (1985). Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. London: Conway Maritime Press. (on Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk).
|Octopus Class Submarine|
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