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Honolulu in Honolulu County, Hawaii — Hawaiian Island Archipelago (Pacific Ocean)
 

U.S.S. Bowfin (SS287)

USS Bowfin Submarine Museum and Park

 

—Pearl Harbor Historic Sites —

 
U.S.S. Bowfin (SS287) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 12, 2008
1. U.S.S. Bowfin (SS287) Marker
Inscription. Step aboard and dive into submarine history onboard USS Bowfin (SS-287). A restored World War II submarine nick-named the "Pearl Harbor Avenger". Launched December 7, 1942, she made 9 successful war patrols in the Pacific, sinking 44 enemy ships.
 
Location. 21° 22.122′ N, 157° 56.328′ W. Marker is in Honolulu, Hawaii, in Honolulu County. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11 Arizona Memorial Drive, Honolulu HI 96818, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lost Submarine Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Mark 14 Steam-Driven Torpedo (a few steps from this marker); Kaiten (within shouting distance of this marker); Mark 37 Electric Torpedo (within shouting distance of this marker); USS Seawolf (SS-197) (within shouting distance of this marker); USS Swordfish (SS-193) (within shouting distance of this marker); USS Tang (SS-306) (within shouting distance of this marker); USS Wahoo (SS-238) (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Honolulu.
 
Categories. War, World II
 
U.S.S. Bowfin (SS287) Ramp image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 12, 2008
2. U.S.S. Bowfin (SS287) Ramp
U.S.S. Bowfin (SS287) side view image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 12, 2008
3. U.S.S. Bowfin (SS287) side view
U.S.S. Bowfin (SS287) Enemy casualties image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 12, 2008
4. U.S.S. Bowfin (SS287) Enemy casualties
U.S.S. Bowfin (SS287) Flag-Don't Tread On Me image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 12, 2008
5. U.S.S. Bowfin (SS287) Flag-Don't Tread On Me
U.S.S. Bowfin (SS287) over looking Pearl Harbor image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 12, 2008
6. U.S.S. Bowfin (SS287) over looking Pearl Harbor
U.S.S. Bowfin (SS287) Museum in the background image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 12, 2008
7. U.S.S. Bowfin (SS287) Museum in the background
U.S.S. Bowfin (SS287) Pearl Harbor Avenger image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 12, 2008
8. U.S.S. Bowfin (SS287) Pearl Harbor Avenger
U.S.S. Bowfin (SS287) Sign at entrance to the Park image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 12, 2008
9. U.S.S. Bowfin (SS287) Sign at entrance to the Park
U.S.S. Bowfin (SS287) Second Battle Flag image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 12, 2008
10. U.S.S. Bowfin (SS287) Second Battle Flag
This flag was flying aboard Bowfin when she came back to the East Coast at war's end.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 12, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 246 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on March 12, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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