U.S.S. Tarpon (1909)

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U.S.S. Tarpon (1909)
Hull Number: SS-14
Builder: Fore River Shipbuilding Company[1]
Launched: 8 Apr, 1909[2]
Commissioned: 23 Nov, 1909
Decommissioned: 23 Dec, 1919
Sold: 12 Apr, 1920
U.S.S. Tarpon was one of five Octopus (or "C") class submarines completed for the U.S. Navy.

Service

Tarpon was commissioned on 23 November, 1909 with Lieutenant Prentiss P. Bassett in command.

On 17 November, 1911, Tarpon was redesignated C-3.

In 1916, all five "C" class boats were stationed in the Panama Canal Zone, their crews living aboard U.S.S. Severn, assisted by the tug Potomac.[3]

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. Estimates Submitted to the Secretary of the Navy, Volume II, 1916. p. 1553.
  4. Register of Officers, 1911. p. 38.
  5. Register of Officers, 1912. p. 52.
  6. Register of Officers, 1912. p. 52.
  7. Register of Officers, 1913. p. 42.
  8. Register of Officers, 1913. p. 42.
  9. Register of Officers, 1912. p. 52.
  10. "The Navy Gazette". Army and Navy Register. 4 January, 1913. Vol. LIII, No. 1,694, p. 23.
  11. "The Navy Gazette". Army and Navy Register. 4 January, 1913. Vol. LIII, No. 1,694, p. 23.
  12. Register of Officers, 1919. pp. 68-69.

Bibliography


Octopus Class Submarine
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