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Navy Yard in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

1898

John Holland

 
 
1898 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 15, 2018
1. 1898 Marker
Inscription. Holland launches the first practical submarine. Purchased by the Navy in 1900 as the USS Holland (SS-1), it uses a gasoline engine on the surface and is battery-powered under water.
 
Erected by United States Department of Transportation.
 
Location. 38° 52.58′ N, 77° 0.103′ W. Marker is in Navy Yard, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on M Street Southeast. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20003, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 1891 (here, next to this marker); 1897 (here, next to this marker); 1873 (a few steps from this marker); Transportation Corridor (a few steps from this marker); 1895 (a few steps from this marker); 1886 (a few steps from this marker); 1830/1899 (a few steps from this marker); 1869 (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Navy Yard.
 
Also see . . .  USS Holland (SS-1) (Wikipedia). (Submitted on February 6, 2018.)
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
 
1898 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 2, 2018
2. 1898 Marker
<i>The Holland Submarine, Paterson, Passaic County, NJ</i> image. Click for full size.
Nathaniel R. Ewan, Historic American Buildings Survey, July 17, 1936
3. The Holland Submarine, Paterson, Passaic County, NJ
Note that the date provided on the photograph is at odds with the scrappage date of 1932 that is currently provided in the Wikipedia article on the USS Holland.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 6, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 15, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 35 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on January 15, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   2. submitted on February 2, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   3. submitted on February 6, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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