MAINE/CONNECTICUT. BRIDGEPORT. Common Shares of $10. gold, black. No 6156. Vignette of an eagle. Some brown staining at the right side. Founded 1912 by Simon Lake, a mechanical engineer and naval architect who competed with John P. Holland to build the first submarines for the United States Navy. He obtained over 200 patents for advances in naval design. The company completed 26 submarines for the US Navy and built other submarines for civilian use. The company also designed submarines for the Imperial Russian Navy (Osetr-class and Kaiman-class). Dissolved in 1924.
Date: 15 August 1916
Startprice: € 120