One century ago, Irish immigrant John P. Holland perfected the U.S. Navy's first practical

Welch, Richard F.
October 1999
Military History;Oct99, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p16
Relates how John P. Holland, one of the century's pioneering inventors perfected the first practical submarine of the United States Navy christened as USS Holland (SS-1). Highlights of Holland's career in the submarine business; Details of the USS Holland's sea trials; Amount paid by the US government for purchasing the USS Holland.


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