74297 Rare Original Photo c 1918 US Navy Submarine O-3 (SS-64) w/ crew underway. 8 1/2 x 16 3/4. Multiple vertical bends, corner and edge loss, foxing, short edge tear. Writing and paper glued on back. S Naval Academy in the class of 1911. As LT he was the first captain of the USS O-10 (SS-71) when she was commissioned on 17 August 1918. As LCDR, he was commanding officer of the submarine S-7 when she was commissioned on 1 July 1920. The USS Barracuda (SS-163) was commissioned on 1 October 1924 and LCDR Picking was her first CO. He was promoted to Captain on 1 July 1939. His RAF bomber transport crashed on the way to London as liaison on subs with the Royal Navy in Sept 1941, three months before Pearl Harbor. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Transportation\Boats & Ships\Military\Photographs”. The seller is “fletcherart” and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Year: 1918