U.S.S. Shark (1901)

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U.S.S. Shark (1901)
Hull Number: SS-8
Builder: Crescent Shipyard[1]
Laid down: 11 Jan, 1901
Launched: 19 Oct, 1901[2]
Commissioned: 19 Sep, 1903
Decommissioned: 12 Dec, 1919
Stricken: 16 Jan, 1922[3]
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U.S.S. Shark was one of seven Plunger (or "A") class submarines completed for the U.S. Navy.

Service

Shark was commissioned, along with sister Porpoise on 19 September, 1903 at New Suffolk, New York with Lieutenant Charles P. Nelson in command of both.

She was redesignated A-7 on 17 November, 1911.

In 1916, all the "A" class boats but A-1 were stationed in the Philippines in Manila Bay along with all three "B" class boats, their crews living aboard their tenders Monadnock and Mohican.[4]

Captains

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 127.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 127.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 127.
  4. Estimates Submitted to the Secretary of the Navy, Volume II, 1916. p. 1553.
  5. Register of Officers, 1905. p. 198.
  6. Register of Officers, 1906. p. 32.
  7. Register of Officers, 1905. p. 198.
  8. Register of Officers, 1907. p. 30.
  9. Register of Officers, 1908. p. 34.
  10. Register of Officers, 1908. p. 34.
  11. Register of Officers, 1912. p. 54.
  12. Register of Officers, 1912. p. 54.
  13. Register of Officers, 1914. p. 58.
  14. Register of Officers, 1915. p. 58.
  15. Register of Officers, 1916. p. 56.
  16. Register of Officers, 1915. p. 58.
  17. Register of Officers, 1916. p. 56.
  18. Register of Officers, 1916. p. 56.
  19. Register of Officers, 1917. p. 60.

Bibliography


Plunger Class Submarine
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