The Hard Luck Submarine: The Baker Submarine Boat

"The idea of Jules Verne's romance 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea was regarded as a wonderful flight of imagination, but American ingenuity and perseverance have demonstrated that it was not only probable but possible." Detroit Free Press, April 30, 1892 Introduction To complete the series of blog posts on early submarines developed and tested on … Continue reading The Hard Luck Submarine: The Baker Submarine Boat

Wisconsin Built Subchasers

SC-432 moored in Sturgeon Bay Wisconsin, linen postcard (Author's Collection) Introduction:           I am a very visual person and I enjoy looking at antique postcards and historic photos much like many others of my kind. The inspiration for this research came from the image above. It is a linen postcard that shows … Continue reading Wisconsin Built Subchasers