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USS Bowfin Submarine, Part 1

Right after touring the ill-fated USS Arizona Memorial, we explored the bowels of this submarine…



The USS Bowfin Submarine (in background)
(photo from this post)

In the foreground of above photo, the Waterfront Memorial has 52 monuments as a “tribute to the 52 U.S. submarines and more than 3,500 submariners lost during WWII”





 
 
Let’s begin the pictorial tour of the USS Bowfin, a submarine museum in Pearl Harbor since 1981!


 
Once you climb down into the sub, this Bow/Forward Torpedo Room is the first stop…



4 black torpedoes; 2 bunk beds above one of them (on right)




Torpedo tubes

 
A 24-hour clock…


 
 
Door and narrow corridor…


 
Officers’ galley…


 
Officers’ wardroom..



 
Officers’ Pullman sink…


 
Captain’s Quarters…



Bed, depth gauge, course indicator, and desk

 
Officers’ bunks…


 
Key cabinet…


 
Diving Station Control Room…





 
Radio Room…



 
Galley/kitchen…





Hobart mixer

 
Mess hall (dining room)…


 
 
Hatch to a lower level, probably the Rear Battery Room…


 
Sleeping quarters…



 
Toilet…


 
Shower…


 
Sinks…


 
Part Two (more photos!) is next.

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