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    Submarines Kathryn Vanpoucke Since the late 1700s‚ inventors were trying to find a way to attack other ships from underwater. David Bushnell was the creator of the first submarine; it was named the “Turtle”‚ which was seven and a half feet tall and six feet wide. The person inside would sit on a stool and turn hand-cranked propellers. Another important part of his creation was a wood screw. The design was made so the submarine would go below the enemy‚ British warship HMS Eagle‚ and drill

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    the submarine provided a new source for stealth and power as opponents often found difficulty providing defense and counterattacks to the underwater vessel. Not only do submarines allow for commanding offensive strategies to be put into action‚ but they also are agile and mobile enough to complete multiple missions at a quick pace. Without the existence of the submarine‚ U.S. success in multiple wars may not have been as prominent. Multiple attempts at fueling the invention of the submarine occurred

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    it be fun to ride a torpedo‚ or drive a nuclear reactor around underwater? In this research paper I am going to illustrate the ingenious submarine. <br><br>The submarine is one of the most important strategic and tactical weapons systems of the 20th Century‚ and this importance will increase in the 21st Century. The tiny‚ leaking‚ creaking‚ and unsafe submarine boats of the 1890’s‚ displacing under two hundred tons and carrying a handful of men and a few torpedoes have grown into massive‚ sophisticated

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    How Does a Submarine Work? by Stephen Whitt‚ September 1‚ 2008 A Bit of History The first submarine was powered by oars. Public Domain Submarines are ships that can operate both under and on top of the water. One of the first submersible vessels was built around 1620 by a Dutchman named Cornelius van Drebbel. We don’t know that much about Drebbel’s vessel‚ but diaries and books written at the time tell us his sub was really just a rowboat covered with a waterproof leather skin. Apparently 12

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  • Submarines in Wwii

    The submarine is known as an important invention that proved successful in the World War Two era. Eighty-five of Mussolini’s and a breath-taking seven hundred eighty-two of Hitler’s submarines were sunk during the war‚ in addition to an unknown amount of Japanese submarines (Rush 35). A 1943 German prototype of this submerged killing machine was capable of carrying fourteen torpedoes or up to sixty mines‚ showing how submarines were superior to their time period. For example‚ the USS Perch is renowned

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  • Development of the modern submarine

    Advanced Chemistry January 30 2013 The Development of the Modern Submarine Since the invention of the submarine‚ all water travel and warfare have dramatically changed. A submarine is an underwater vessel that men have transformed since it was first introduced to being a perfect underwater machine that moves like a fish. The first serious proposal for a ship designed to travel underwater was made by the English mathematician William Bourne in 1578. It is rumored that Alexander the great walked

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  • My First Submarine Underway

    My First Submarine Underway I was stationed in Pearl Harbor‚ Hawaii and had recently graduated from Advanced Sonar School in Groton‚ Connecticut. In May of 2000 I embarked on my first submarine underway of my navy career. To have been there was one of the worst moments in my life. I arrived on the USS Key West full of energy and ready to finally start my job after six months of grueling sonar school. Little did I know my new division had other things in store for me. Immediately I was handed

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  • Submarine Escape Procedures

    25 February 2013 Submarine Escape Procedures There are many catastrophes that can affect the operation of a submarine; fire and flooding can crimple a submarine completely if either is not resolved quickly. Submariners are trained to combat all forms of fire and flooding in different scenarios that are closely monitored in Submarine School. As a last resort‚ sailors are also trained in submarine escape in the very rare occasion that they must escape from the ship. Submarine escape is only effective

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  • Littoral Anti-Submarine Warfare Concept

    LITTORAL ANTI-SUBMARINE WARFARE CONCEPT      Naval Doctrine Command 1 May 1998 Table of Contents Executive Summary Purpose ans Scope Littoral ASW Coordinated‚ Multiplatform ASW Concept Capabilities and Constraints Conclusions and Recommendations Introduction Purpose Background National Objectives Joint and Naval Objectives Littoral ASW Objectives Anticipated Battlespace and Adversaries "The ASW Challenge Introduction The Environment Threat Assessment Stealth Mobility and

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  • Civil War Submarines Research Paper

    During the Civil War‚ submarines technologically advanced. Using submarines was considered an elite and dangerous job (Katcher 45). Also in spring of 1861‚ unknown vessels were found by the Naval Services (Barney 309-11). Submarines were made almost illegal. The Southern side was under a Secret Service (Vert). The Confederates had no Navy (Weaver). The North considered them “infernal machines”. Most of the records of submarines were intentionally destroyed (Vert). Submarines resembled a whale.

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