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What were submarines called?

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2009-05-13 15:11:39
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In their history, submarines were called by many names such as 'U-boats', 'eel boats', 'plunging boats', 'devil divers', and 'pig boats'. Technically, and by size, the submarine is a ship, but it has been called a boat since its earliest days, and the term is steeped in tradition. Submariners almost invariably call their ships 'boats".

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