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Throughout the war, the USS Bowfin sank 39 Japanese merchant ships, 4 military ships and one French Vichy ship. She was nicknamed the "Pearl Harbor Avenger", so it is fitting that she is permanently homeported at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Image by Daniel Ramirez on Flickr
Since the US Navy launched its first submarine in 1900, more than 4,000 servicemen have lost their lives at sea. Each marble monument remembers one of the 52 submarines lost at sea and the men aboard them who are now "on eternal patrol." Image by Wally Gobetz on Flickr
This is an example of the Mark 14 Steam-Driven Torpedo, which was the U.S. Navy's torpedo of choice during World War II. It is launched through an ignited mixture of compressed air, alcohol, and water. It weighs 3,200 pounds! Image by Wally Gobetz on Flickr
This is a Regulus cruise missle used by the U.S. Navy between 1955 - 1964. It would be launched by a submarine and could travel 500 nautical miles at subsonic speeds! Image by Wally Gobetz on Flickr
These are Polaris A-1 & A-3 Submarine launched ballistic missiles. Image by Team Taylor's Blog
The USS Arizona Memorial is the final resting place for 1,102 of the 1,177 sailors and marines killed on the USS Arizona battleship during the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 by Japanese ware planes. The memorial sits above the sunken hull of the battleship. Image by Ben Weir on Wikimedia
The Shrine Room located inside the floating USS Arizona Memorial contains the names of all those still entombed in the sunken hull. This memorial was designed by Alfred Preis, who was actually a prisoner of war at Sand Island for his Austrian birth. Image by Wally Gobetz on Flickr
The USS Arizona memorial, Pearl Harbor in Hawaii - YouTube
Attack on Pearl Harbor - History - YouTube
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