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The Submarine By Periscope Film LLC
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This “Basic Enlisted Submarine Text” was originally published by the U.S. Navy in 1963. A revision of “The Fleet Type Submarine”, a basic reference book for the crews of... More > WWII-era fleet boats, this book also includes information about nuclear propulsion — with the USS Skipjack, SS(N)585 used for illustrative purposes. The book contains a brief history of the submarine, and features numerous diagrams and photographs. It offers definitions of submarine components and terminology, and provides technical descriptions of various machinery and sub-systems such as the snorkel, ballast tanks, ventilation, trim and steering.< Less
America's Secret Submarine: An Insider's Account of the Cold War's Undercover Nuclear Sub By Lee Vyborny, Don Davis
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It was impossibly expensive, extraordinarily dangerous, and completely unarmed. The U.S. Navy’s state-of-the-art NR-1 nuclear powered submersible was the Cold War’s most closely guarded... More > - and revolutionary - secret. In 1966, after the U.S. almost lost a hydrogen bomb off the coast of Spain, Admiral Hyman Rickover - father of the nuclear navy - outmaneuvered Congress and steamed full speed ahead on his brainchild: a spy mission and deep ocean recovery submarine with a miniature nuclear reactor that could navigate the ocean floor for weeks at a time. But operating at such depths would also cut off the crew should rescue become necessary. Now, an original crew member revels the true story of America’s Secret Submarine - the triumphs and near disasters of the super-secret NR-1 are told through first person accounts by those who alternately suffered through, and exalted in, its construction and initial operation - and then dared go where no men had gone before.< Less
Submarine Electrical Installations By Periscope Film LLC
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Originally printed in 1946, The Fleet Type Submarine series of technical manuals remains unparalleled. Contained in its pages and those of the companion texts are descriptions of every operating... More > component aboard a fleet boat. Electrical Installations, Navpers 16162, was originally written to acquaint submarine crews with the theory, operation, and construction of the components of the electrical installations. It especially emphasizes maintenance features and methods. Featuring explanatory text and numerous, detailed diagrams, the book is a wonderful reference for the museum docent, researcher, or anyone who ever wondered “how the heck does that work?” Originally classified “Restricted”, this book was recently declassified and is here reprinted in book form. Some illustrations have been slightly reformatted, and color plates are reproduced in black and white. Care has been taken to preserve the integrity of the text.< Less
Submarine Air Systems By Periscope Film LLC
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Originally printed in 1946, The Fleet Type Submarine series of technical manuals remains unparalleled. Contained in its pages and those of the companion texts are descriptions of every operating... More > component aboard a fleet boat. Air Systems, Navpers 16164, was originally written to acquaint submarine crews with the submarine’s compressed air system. This vital system provides the hydraulic system with pressure, discharges torpedoes, blows tanks and maintains trim, and even provides the oxygen used to start the main diesel engines. The book explores all five air systems on a fleet boat. It offers explanatory text and numerous, detailed diagrams.Originally classified “Restricted”, this book was recently declassified and is here reprinted in book form. Some illustrations and fold-outs have been reformatted, and color plates are reproduced in black and white. Care has been taken to preserve the integrity of the text.< Less
Submarine Trim and Drain Systems By Periscope Film LLC
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Originally printed in 1946, The Fleet Type Submarine series of technical manuals remains unparalleled. Contained in its pages and those of the companion texts are descriptions of every operating... More > component aboard a fleet boat. Trim and Drain Systems, Navpers 16166, examines the mechanisms that allow a submarine to be a “submersible ship” -- to dive beneath the waves and resurface. Featuring explanatory text and numerous, detailed diagrams, the book is a wonderful reference for the museum docent, researcher, or anyone who ever wondered “how the heck does that work?” Originally classified “Restricted”, this book was recently declassified and is here reprinted in book form. Some illustrations have been slightly reformatted, and color plates are reproduced in black and white. Care has been taken to preserve the integrity of the text.< Less
Submarine Hydraulic Systems By Periscope Film LLC
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Originally printed in 1946, The Fleet Type Submarine series of technical manuals remains unparalleled. Contained in its pages and those of the companion texts are descriptions of every operating... More > component aboard a fleet boat. Hydraulic Systems, Navpers 16169, describes the system that powers the submarine’s steering mechanism and diving planes. It is also a richly- illustrated textbook that discusses hydraulic forces and their methods of employment. It includes a detailed description of the operation, installation, and repair of various parts, and outlines common problems and remedies. Originally classified “Restricted”, this book was recently declassified and is here reprinted in book form. Some illustrations have been slightly reformatted, and color plates are reproduced in black and white. Care has been taken to preserve the integrity of the text.< Less
2007 Submarine Almanac By Neal Stevens, Editor
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Subsim.com celebrates 10 years on the web with a flotilla of submarine and naval stories, articles, and art from naval historians, subsim players, game developers, and Navy men. Featuring Silent... More > Hunter III Captain’s Log, The Legend of Odin, Just Another Cargo Ship, Rising Tide, Civilian Submariner, Cavalla Makes its Mark, The Flanders U Boat Flotilla, The Dreadnought Era, Erich Topp (U-552), The History of Subsims, Life aboard a Nuclear Submarine, Submarines as Time Machines, The Lost Patrols of U-49, Origin of the Laconia Order, and much more. The 2007 Submarine Almanac: an award-winning chronicle of all things naval.< Less
Noirmoutier's Trap - Submarine Warfare - 1 By Claude J. Sire
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Imagine that the Wall is still in Berlin... At the heart of a plot that endangers the French defense, three young engineers discovered a prototype that revolutionizes submarine warfare. Will Russia... More > and others tolerate this questioning of their nuclear strategy? "Noirmoutier's trap" is the first book of 7 novels where French resist attacks from North Korea, Russia or America. The original 7 books have been published in French, since 2009, under the name of "Guerres sous-marines". Translation of part 4 is in progress.< Less
NUCFLASH: Military Nuclear Accidents By Duncan McClam
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NUCFLASH: Military Nuclear Accidents collects curated articles about some of the most frightening military nuclear accidents in history.
The Submarine NAVPERS 16160-B GUPPY Edition By Periscope Film LLC
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The Submarine, Navpers 16160-B, is a revision of the classic WWII submarine training book, The Fleet Type Submarine, that was issued in 1961. In the post-war period, the United States developed the... More > GUPPY class submarines, and this book uses the USS Becuna (SS-319) to acquaint crews with the design. GUPPY was an extensive conversion program that saw WWII-era boats modified with the snorkel, greater battery capacity, and a more streamlined hull. The book offers definitions of submarine components and terminology, and provides technical descriptions of various machinery and sub-systems such as the snorkel, ballast tanks, ventilation, trim and steering. Originally classified "Restricted", this book was recently declassified and is here reprinted in book form. Some illustrations have been slightly reformatted, and color plates are reproduced in black and white. Care has been taken to preserve the integrity of the text.< Less