Viper Class Submarine (1906)
From The Dreadnought Project
Three Viper class submarines were completed for the U.S. Navy in 1907. On 17 November, 1911, they would be redesignated the "B" class and given names B-1 through B-3, not to be confused with submarines of Britain's "B" class.
|Overview of 3 vessels|
|Citations for this data available on individual ship pages|
|Viper||Fore River Shipbuilding Company||30 Mar, 1907||18 Oct, 1907||Expended 1922|
|Cuttlefish||Fore River Shipbuilding Company||1 Sep, 1906||18 Oct, 1907||Expended 1922|
|Tarantula||Fore River Shipbuilding Company||30 Mar, 1907||3 Dec, 1907||Expended 1922|
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).
|Viper Class Submarine|
|<–||Plunger Class||Submarines (US)||Octopus Class||–>|