At Chatham was launched the submarine Xl, largest and mightiest
undersea boat yet built.
The submarine has a displacement of 3,600 tons (1,400 tons greater than
the one-time German U-142). The greatest secrecy is being maintained
regarding the vessel. A report is current that she will carry a 13.5-inch
gun. The total cost of the new colossus will be in the proximity of one
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