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Navy Subs Pay Port Call in Los Angeles

June 27, 2010 |  2:07 am

June 27, 1910, Submarine

June 27, 1910: The Navy submarines Pike and Grampus pay a port call in Los Angeles. The Times says about 1,000 men, women and children visited the Pike and explains the challenges women had in navigating the small space in the sub. Interestingly enough, the C.O. of the Pike is an ensign, James P. Olding.The Grampus was decommissioned in 1921 and sunk as a target in Manila Bay. The Pike was decommissioned in 1921 and used as a target.

June 27, 1910, Submarines