Happy Birthday, US Navy Submarine Force!

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Happy Birthday, US Navy Submarine Force!

National Submarine Day, April 11, is recognized as the birthday of the US Navy’s Submarine Force. On that date in 1900, The U.S. Navy officially joined the undersea world when it purchased USS Holland (SS-1).

“Of all the branches of the men in the forces there is none which shows more devotion and faces grimmer perils than the submariners.” ~ Sir Winston Churchill“

TAKE HER DOWN!”~Commander Howard W. Gilmore“

There Are Only Two Types Of Vessels At Sea: Submarines and Targets.”~Unknown“

“Diesel Boats Forever” ~Unknown or DBF Doc

“Two catfish sucking a shitcan” – A Skimmer, just before the fight started