National Affairs: Dive

Breath-taking for any submariner is the first dive of a brand-new submarine. Last week the brand-new U. S. submarine V5, one of the two largest in the world, put out from Portsmouth Navy Yard for her first official depth trials. Aboard her were 95 officers and men. While the mine sweeper Falcon stood by, down went the V-5 off Boone Island, Maine, stayed 45 min., came up perfectly. Her instruments recorded a submersion of 332 ft., breaking the U. S. Navy's record (held by the V4) by 32 ft.* World's record for submarine dives...

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