A U.S. Navy commander and a Lieutenant Commander pose with a number of other officers on the deck of an anchored U.S. warship during World War 1. Low mountains and hills in the background. Aerial views of the U.S. Navy Battleship USS Oklahoma (BB-37) showing the entire ship's company on deck on deck in dress uniforms. Aerial view of the Oklahoma's stern clearly shows five 14 inch guns, three mounted in a turret on deck and two in a turret above. (The main armament of the Oklahoma consisted of ten 14inch guns mounted in 4 turrets - two forward and two aft. ) A U.S. Caldwell-class destroyer, in camouflage paint, underway in the harbor, at very slow speed, leaving practically no wake. (Note: The USS Oklahoma was one of three U.S. oil burning battleships stationed at Berehaven, Ireland, to guard trans-Atlantic troop convoys against a possible breakout of the German Battle Cruiser Force.The other ships were the USS Nevada and the USS Utah.)
Sequence 1; The launching of the USS V-1 (later Barracuda SS-163) on July 17, 1924 from the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine. Sequence 2; Two surrendered German U-Boats, most likely the U-117 (L) and the UB-148 (R) circa 1918/19. Sequence 3; The USS S-19 circa 1925 either looking to moor or pulling away to sea. Sequence 4; U.S. "L" class submarines ay Bantry Bay, Queenstown, Ireland circa 1918 World War 1, American submarines had to place an "A" before there name to avoid confusion with the British "L" class submarines. L to R are L-11 (bow), L-1, L-10, L-4 and L-9.
Irish soldiers in Europe during World War I. Irish soldiers wearing jackets made up of goatskin seated in a group. Soldiers from Ireland eating food. A soldier serves them. The soldiers eating food. The troops heat the food in their utensil. After cooking the troops eat the food. An artillery in the background. The ration party fetch water for the men at front. The troops carry water in containers. The Irish soldiers walk on a dirt road holding cans.
Irish soldiers in Europe during World War I. The Irish soldiers in a trench. The soldiers carry guns on their shoulders. The troops take up their positions in the trench. The troops of Ireland wearing helmets in the trench talk to each other. The soldiers cook food in the trench.
The U.S. submarine AL-11 getting underway in the Atlantic ( possibly Bantry Bay Ireland) in World War 1. As the conning tower fairwater comes into view the short "post" seen in front of it is actually the 3"/23 caliber deck gun in its retracted position Activities of crewmen as they stow lines aboard the submarine. A gun mounted on the submarine. The deck of the submarine. The captain in the conning tower of the submarine. Another U.S. submarine displaying 'AL-10' on its conning tower. The submarine submerges under water. Yet, another U.S. submarine, the AL-4, moving on the surface. (Note: American "L" class submarines in British waters had to paint an "A" in front of their names so as not to be confused with the British "L" class submarines.)
A panorama of the Irish countryside, sheep grazing. A map of Ireland is seen. Crowds, double decker buses, and vehicles on city streets of Belfast Northern Ireland. Statue of Lord Carson at Parliament. Activities in linen industry. Riveters and welders at work in a shipyard. Protestant Orangemen seen. A painting revering the King and Queen of England. Orangemen in dress costume in a July 12 annual parade celebrating victory at Battle of the Boyne. Custom officials on the Eire-North Ireland border. Narrator talks about the recently independent Eireann and its people who are independent in thought and speech. Irish farmers with horse carts loaded head down a road. Farmers and business men talk in streets of Ireland and strike deals. Horses and carts among the men. An Irish boy standing with a group of sheep. Pastures and bucolic and scenic views of farms and villages in rural Ireland. Men and women spinning wool and weaving.