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Identifier

2005002r_POS-031_Protector_submarine

Creation Date

1910

Subject—Topics

Lake Torpedo Boat Company; Submarines; Protector

Description

Six men on the snow-covered Protector, the pioneer Submarine Torpedo Boat of the Lake level-keel type, designed for coastal defense. It was built by the Lake Torpedo Boat Company in Bridgeport, Connecticut in 1901-1902 and launched there on November 1, 1902. [Alexander Graham Bell may be the man at top right. He later appeared in the Williamson film Wonders of the Deep, descending in the photosphere.]

Format

BW Glass plate positive; 3.25" x 4"

Source

Jonathan Silent Film Collection

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