Texas (SSN-775) is the second ship of the Virginia class. With improved stealth (note ducted propulsion), sophisticated surveillance capabilities and special warfare enhancements, it will provide undersea supremacy well into the 21st century.
"MOTHER AND CHILDREN" Submarines nest alongside tender for replenishing in Tanapag Harbor, Saipan, November 11,1944. Vessels (left/right);USS Salmon,USS Saury,USS Besugo,USS Burrfish,USS Pipefish,USS SeaCat,USS Fulton AS-11 (tendor),USS Ronquil,USS Tamdor,USS Perch11,USS Pampanito,USS Archerfish & USS Searaven.
US Navy - USS Wahoo (SS-238) at Pearl Harbor
USS Wahoo (SS-238) at Pearl Harbor, soon after the end of her third war patrol, circa 7 February 1943.Her Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Commander Dudley W. Morton, is on the open bridge, in right center. Officer standing at left appears to be the Executive Officer, Lieutenant Richard H. O'Kane.Note: broom lashed to the periscope head, indicating a