A tale of the only submarine to be a ship.

A tale of the only submarine to be a ship.

Naval tradition is that all submarines are boats, no matter how big. And a ship, by sail definition, is a vessel square rigged on three masts.



Originally shared by HACKADAY

Out of fuel and far from home, this submarine set sails made from hammocks and blankets... and it worked!

By the early 20th century, naval warfare was undergoing drastic technological changes. Ships were getting better and faster engines and were being outfitted with wireless communications, while naval aviation was coming into its own. The most dramatic…
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