16 Oct 1917
  • The keel of submarine R-1 was laid down by Fore River Shipbuilding, Quincy, Massachusetts, United States. ww2dbase [R-1 | CPC]
  • Robert Greim achieved his 7th kill over France. ww2dbase [Robert von Greim | CPC]
United States
  • The keel of submarine R-5 was laid down at Fore River Shipbuilding in Quincy, Massachusetts, United States. ww2dbase [R-5 | CPC]

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis

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