Shark nearly ready for launching at the Electric Boat Company shipyard, Groton, Connecticut, United States, 20 May 1935Shark immediately after launching at the Electric Boat Company shipyard, Groton, Connecticut, United States, 21 May 1935Holland tending Nautilus, Narwhal, Shark, Dolphin, Porpoise, Pike, and Tarpon, circa 1936-1939, photo 1 of 4Holland tending Nautilus, Narwhal, Shark, Dolphin, Porpoise, Pike, and Tarpon, circa 1936-1939, photo 2 of 4
Shark nearly ready for launching at the Electric Boat Company shipyard, Groton, Connecticut, United States, 20 May 1935Shark immediately after launching at the Electric Boat Company shipyard, Groton, Connecticut, United States, 21 May 1935Holland tending Nautilus, Narwhal, Shark, Dolphin, Porpoise, Pike, and Tarpon, circa 1936-1939, photo 1 of 4Holland tending Nautilus, Narwhal, Shark, Dolphin, Porpoise, Pike, and Tarpon, circa 1936-1939, photo 2 of 4
Holland tending Nautilus, Narwhal, Shark, Dolphin, Porpoise, Pike, and Tarpon, circa 1936-1939, photo 3 of 4Holland tending Nautilus, Narwhal, Shark, Dolphin, Porpoise, Pike, and Tarpon, circa 1936-1939, photo 4 of 4Shark plowing through waves, late 1930sOfficial model of submarine Shark made by her builder, the Electric Boat Company, circa 1938
Holland tending Nautilus, Narwhal, Shark, Dolphin, Porpoise, Pike, and Tarpon, circa 1936-1939, photo 3 of 4Holland tending Nautilus, Narwhal, Shark, Dolphin, Porpoise, Pike, and Tarpon, circa 1936-1939, photo 4 of 4Shark plowing through waves, late 1930sOfficial model of submarine Shark made by her builder, the Electric Boat Company, circa 1938
American submarines USS Shark, USS Permit, USS Perch, USS Porpoise, USS Tarpon, and USS Pike at San Diego, California, United States, circa 1939, photo 1 of 2American submarines USS Shark, USS Permit, USS Perch, USS Porpoise, USS Tarpon, and USS Pike at San Diego, California, United States, circa 1939, photo 2 of 2
American submarines USS Shark, USS Permit, USS Perch, USS Porpoise, USS Tarpon, and USS Pike at San Diego, California, United States, circa 1939, photo 1 of 2American submarines USS Shark, USS Permit, USS Perch, USS Porpoise, USS Tarpon, and USS Pike at San Diego, California, United States, circa 1939, photo 2 of 2
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