American History in Photos

“SUBMARINE V-4 MAKES SUBMERGING RECORD.

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. …  Photo shows officers and members of crew of the submarine V-4, of the U.S. Navy as they appeared lined up on the submarine during a recent inspection. The V-4 recently made a record in submerging for subs sinking to a depth of 318 feet. The sub which is the largest in the Navy was submerged 21 minutes. 12-7-28”