USS Bowfin has a rich history, from the days it was active to its 1979 acquisition by a non-profit organization, the Pacific Fleet Submarine
Memorial Association (PFSMA), to the time when it was moved to her present day locations at Pearl Harbor, next to Arizona Memorial Visitor Center and became the centerpiece of the new "Bowfin Park.
As part of the Midway operation, nine Japanese fleet submarines
, including Yokata's I-26, closed on the west coast of North America from San Diego to the approaches of the Strait of Juan de Fuca.
Albert Konetzni, head of the Pacific Fleet Submarine
Force, told the inquiry on Monday that the search and rescue operation was ''perfect'' and that he was ''very upset'' to hear Onishi suggest otherwise.
Navy modernize current Fleet Submarine
Broadcast System (FSBS) components, many of which are approaching end of service life, or are scheduled for upgrade.
Pacific Fleet Submarine
Forces, the highest-ranking officer on the sub as it was on its VIP cruise for 16 civilian guests, was probably aware that the crew was skipping procedures during preparations for the rapid surfacing maneuver that led to the disaster.
Submarine COD is a World War II fleet submarine
that honors the memory of more than 3,900 men who died in the 106-year history of the Navy's Submarine Force.
Yutaka Hirano, 53, a senior officer of the Fleet Submarine