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Rescuing the Drowning Submarine, 1915

Reported in Scientific American, This Week in World War I: April 10, 1915 The United States submarine F-4 was launched in January 1912, and foundered in March 1915 near Honolulu in 300 feet of water, with the loss of all 21 crew.

April 10, 2015 — Dan Schlenoff
Extreme Submarine, 1915

Extreme Submarine, 1915

Reported in Scientific American, This Week in World War I: January 16, 1915 Before the First World War, Simon Lake designed and built some innovative submarines for the U.S.

January 16, 2015 — Dan Schlenoff
To Hades and Back: Snailfish Surprise in the Kermadec Trench

To Hades and Back: Snailfish Surprise in the Kermadec Trench

ABOARD THE R/V THOMAS G. THOMPSON—On the scale of the Pacific Ocean, the Kermadec Trench looks like a thin line snaking down from southwest to northeast just off the northeastern tip of New Zealand’s North Island.

May 9, 2014 — Ken Kostel
To Hades and Back: Nereus Lost

To Hades and Back: Nereus Lost

ABOARD THE R/V THOMAS G. THOMPSON—In the early morning hours of Saturday, May 10, we were on the seafloor in the deepest part of the Kermadec Trench when all of the video screens in the Nereus control room went dark.

May 12, 2014 — Ken Kostel

Sinking the Lusitania, Part 2: Death and Blame, May 7, 1915

Reports and opinions in Scientific American on a key tragedy in World War I May 8, 2015 When the German submarine U-20 torpedoed the British civilian ship Lusitania on May 7, 1915, the grand ocean liner sank in only 18 minutes.

May 7, 2015 — Dan Schlenoff

Ramming a Submarine, 1914

Reported in Scientific American, This Week in World War I: December 19, 1914 Scientific American in 1914 sometimes used large, single-theme images for the issue cover.

December 19, 2014 — Dan Schlenoff

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