Antedating of "Sonar"

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sun Dec 31 00:39:41 UTC 2006

sonar (OED 1946)

1945 _Chicago Defender_ 16 June 5 (ProQuest Historical Newspapers)
(caption) The school, which holds A-1 priority among Navy service schools,
trains men to maintain and repair the intricate radar, radio, and sonar
equipment now on Navy ships.

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