X-1 midget submarines
The X class was a World War II midget submarine class built for the Royal Navy during – Known individually as X-Craft, the vessels were designed to be towed to their intended area of operations by a full-size 'mother' submarine - (usually one of the T class or S class) - with a passage crew on board, the operational Operators: Royal Navy. X1 midget submarine () - United States Navy (United States of America) Stella. Age: 23. I do enjoy the finer things in life nice restaurants fine wines and of course having fun ! Making me a perfect companion for any occasion The intention was to drop these on the sea bed underneath the target and then escape. X-1 Class Midget Submarine: Laid down, 1 May , by Fairchild Engine and Airplane Company, at Jakobson's Shipyard, Oyster Bay, Long Island, NY; Launched, 7 September ; Place in service as X-1, 7 October ; placed out of service, 2 December ; Laid up in the Atlantic Reserve Fleet, Philadelphia Naval. Hannah. Age: 29. as long as they are respectful and acceptable! X-class submarine Jun 6, - This is the little known story of the Royal Navy's secret X-Class midget submarines that were built to sink the most powerful German surface combatants, but ended up paving the way for British forces After the war only five of the shadowy craft remained, with all but one falling victim to the scrapper's torch. SS X-1 submarine photo at the Submarine Force Museum. Type: Midget Submarine Launched: September 7, At: Oyster Bay, Long Island, New York Commissioned: October 7, Length: 49 feet, 7 inches. Beam: 7 feet. Draft: 6 feet, 2 inches. Displacement: tons (submerged), tons (surfaced) Armament. Melina. Age: 22. meeting you and making you the center of her attentions, even if only for a few hours Ship project history: This project was inspired indirectly by the British X-Craft of the Second World War, one of which visited the USA specifically to provide design references. The original propulsion paint used hydrogen peroxide, this craft being the sole US fruit of the postwar Allied peroxide programme. She was built in. Built by an airplane manufacturer, Fairchild Engine & Airplane Corporation, SS X-1 was a non-commissioned experimental submarine designed to both defend and penetrate shallow waters and enemy harbors where large conventional submarines can not operate. A unique engineering feature was the closed-loop. Nov 9, - USS X1 X-Craft Flag During the World War Two the US Navy had not shown any real interest in midget submarines. Submarine activities were instead focused on relatively large long ranged 'fleet submarines' for patrols in the Western Pacific. With the fall of the Axis powers many 'sneak craft' such as the.