• Created Date
  • ca. 1913
  • Description
  • The "H-1" was based at San Pedro, California, when this photograph was taken. It was attached to the 2nd Torpedo Flotilla, Pacific Fleet, and operated with "H-2" and "H-3" along the Pacific coast. Built by Union Iron Works of San Francisco, California, the submarine was commissioned on December 1, 1913 at Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, CA. It ran aground on a shoal off the Baja Peninsula on March 12, 1920, taking the lives of four crewmembers.
  • Format
  • image
    nitrate negative
    5.75 x 3.5 in.
    Scanned from a nitrate negative using a Microtek Scanmaker 9800XL at 100 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 6 and resized to 768x600 ppi. 2009