James S. Reyburn's Electric Boat Corporation (Images of America) PDF

By James S. Reyburn

electrical Boat company has been an international chief in submarine improvement, layout, and development for greater than a century. In 1900, the corporate added the Holland, the 1st submarine authorized through the U.S. army. Fifty-five years later, it grew to become myth into truth by means of sending the world’s first nuclear-powered send, the submarine Nautilus, off on its maiden voyage. It later outfitted the world’s first ballistic
missile–firing submarine, the George Washington, and lots of the nation’s present underseas fleet. among these years, it pioneered standardized development of service provider ships, submarine chasers, torpedo boats, and yachts and likewise produced airplanes, fishing trawlers, diesel engines, and electrical cars. This choice of greater than two hundred archival images strains the company’s occasionally roller-coaster life via 10 old many years whilst America—and electrical Boat Corporation—grew into an commercial substantial. it really is an enticing collective portrait of yank ingenuity, information, and patience riding know-how to new heights.

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By James S. Reyburn

electrical Boat company has been an international chief in submarine improvement, layout, and development for greater than a century. In 1900, the corporate added the Holland, the 1st submarine authorized through the U.S. army. Fifty-five years later, it grew to become myth into truth by means of sending the world’s first nuclear-powered send, the submarine Nautilus, off on its maiden voyage. It later outfitted the world’s first ballistic
missile–firing submarine, the George Washington, and lots of the nation’s present underseas fleet. among these years, it pioneered standardized development of service provider ships, submarine chasers, torpedo boats, and yachts and likewise produced airplanes, fishing trawlers, diesel engines, and electrical cars. This choice of greater than two hundred archival images strains the company’s occasionally roller-coaster life via 10 old many years whilst America—and electrical Boat Corporation—grew into an commercial substantial. it really is an enticing collective portrait of yank ingenuity, information, and patience riding know-how to new heights.

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