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

Kaiten

Bowfin Park

 
 
Kaiten Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 12, 2008
1. Kaiten Marker
Inscription. One man Japanese suicide torpedo. First used in 1944.
 
Location. 21° 22.134′ N, 157° 56.31′ W. Marker is in Honolulu, Hawaii, in Honolulu County. Marker is on Arizona Memorial Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Honolulu HI 96818, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 40 MM Quad Gun Assembly (a few steps from this marker); U.S.S. Bowfin (SS287) (within shouting distance of this marker); Mark 14 Steam-Driven Torpedo (within shouting distance of this marker); Lost Submarine Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Mark 37 Electric Torpedo (within shouting distance of this marker); USS Seawolf (SS-197) (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); USS Swordfish (SS-193) (about 300 feet away); USS Tang (SS-306) (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Honolulu.
 
Categories. War, World II
 
Kaiten-Japanese Suicide Torpedo image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 12, 2008
2. Kaiten-Japanese Suicide Torpedo
Sign at the entrance to the Park image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 12, 2008
3. Sign at the entrance to the Park
 
 
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 249 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. 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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