New York State Archives, NYSA_A3045-78_5086
The "Intelligent Whale" or "Halstead’s Folly" – an early experiment in submarine building, Brooklyn Navy Yard, Brooklyn, N.Y., 1915.
What is the sailor in the submarine doing?
Based on how big the man is compared to the submarine, how many people do you think should be able to serve at one time on the submarine?
How does this compare to the number of men that could be stationed on a submarine?
Based on the description, what was life like aboard a submarine?
Would you want to serve on a submarine? Why or why not?
Submarines played a large role during WWI. Find a firsthand account from someone on board the Lusitania to see what it would have been like to live through a u-boat attack.
Dowling, Timothy. Personal Perspectives: World War One. 2005. Retrieved from Google Books.