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  • USS Wahoo (SS-238)
    For Lost Subs Events Research Library Search for Lost Subs Overview USS Lagarto SS 371 USS Wahoo SS 238 USS Grunion SS 216 USS Perch SS 176 USS Wahoo SS 238 USS Wahoo SS 238 A team of Russian divers led by Vladimir Kartashev found USS Wahoo SS 238 on July 28 2006 in the La Perouse Strait Mr Kartashev was searching at the location provided by the Wahoo Project

    Original URL path: http://www.bowfin.org/uss-wahoo-ss-238 (2016-01-08)
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  • USS Grunion (SS-216)
    Search For Lost Subs Events Research Library Search for Lost Subs Overview USS Lagarto SS 371 USS Wahoo SS 238 USS Grunion SS 216 USS Perch SS 176 USS Grunion SS 216 USS Grunion SS 216 A team lead by the sons of her commanding officer Mannert Lincoln Jim Abele found USS Grunion SS 216 approximately 10 miles northeast of Kiska in the Aleutian Islands On August 16 2006 they

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  • USS Perch (SS-176)
    Store Museum Museum USS Bowfin History Exhibits Technology On Eternal Patrol Search For Lost Subs Events Research Library Search for Lost Subs Overview USS Lagarto SS 371 USS Wahoo SS 238 USS Grunion SS 216 USS Perch SS 176 USS Perch SS 176 USS Perch SS 176 On November 23 2006 a dive group led by Vidar Skoglie found USS Perch SS 176 in the Java Sea north northwest of

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  • Search for Lost Subs
    whose exact locations were not already known In most cases the submarines were lost with all hands and the exact locations of their sinkings were lost to history Advances in technology and the dedication of those who seek to explore the depths has changed all that Since 2005 divers have discovered five sunken submarines USS Lagarto SS 371 confirmed discovery in the Gulf of Thailand USS Wahoo SS 238 confirmed

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  • USS Lagarto (SS-371)
    S Navy has identified and confirmed the wreck as USS Lagarto The families of the crew attended a memorial ceremony at the Wisconsin Maritime Museum in Manitowoc Wisconsin on May 6 2006 Secrets of the Sub Hawaii Themed Submarines Hawaii Themed Submarines USS Kamehameha SSBN 642 was launched on 16 January 1965 and commissioned on 10 December 1965 This submarine holds the name for King Kamehameha the Great It is fitting that one of our submarines bear the name of this striking figure in Hawaiian history His people were intrepid seafarers and knowledge of stars winds and currents still arouse wonder and admiration For much of USS Kamehameha s service she was based in Rota Spain conducting deterrence patrols during the Cold War Commissioning gifts to the submarine are on display at the museum USS Honolulu SSN 718 a Los Angeles class submarine was the third ship of the United States to be named for Honolulu Hawaii She was launched on 24 September 1983 and commissioned on 6 July 1985 Honolulu s patrols are commemorated by ten surfboards signed by the crews aboard her at the time One of the four surfboards held at Bowfin Park is on display in

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  • USS Wahoo (SS-238)
    Technology On Eternal Patrol Search For Lost Subs Events Research Library USS Wahoo SS 238 USS Wahoo SS 238 A team of Russian divers led by Vladimir Kartashev found USS Wahoo SS 238 on July 28 2006 in the La Perouse Strait Mr Kartashev was searching at the location provided by the Wahoo Project The vessel is at a depth of 213 feet The U S Navy has confirmed the identity of the vessel as USS Wahoo USS Bowfin Submarine Museum Park hosted a memorial ceremony for the officers and men of USS Wahoo on October 11 2007 Over two hundred family members and friends of the Wahoo crew attended the event Secrets of the Sub Vargas Girls Vargas Girls Artist Alberto Vargas became famous for his WWII watercolors depicting beautiful pin up girls Varga girls were so popular that many different artists immitated Vargas technique and approach to the female figure an idealized female form eliciting sensuality and seduction During the 1940 s his work was a hit amongst enlisted men who drew inspiration from them which inadvertently created high morale The military was so influenced by this art that they adorned their vessels with it Many military aircraft

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  • USS Grunion (SS-216)
    here lies at a depth of over 2000 feet The following year the Abele brothers sent down an unmanned remotely operated vehicle ROV and photographed the wrecksite After detailed analysis the U S Navy confirmed the identity of the vessel as USS Grunion Secrets of the Sub Hawaii Themed Submarines Hawaii Themed Submarines USS Kamehameha SSBN 642 was launched on 16 January 1965 and commissioned on 10 December 1965 This submarine holds the name for King Kamehameha the Great It is fitting that one of our submarines bear the name of this striking figure in Hawaiian history His people were intrepid seafarers and knowledge of stars winds and currents still arouse wonder and admiration For much of USS Kamehameha s service she was based in Rota Spain conducting deterrence patrols during the Cold War Commissioning gifts to the submarine are on display at the museum USS Honolulu SSN 718 a Los Angeles class submarine was the third ship of the United States to be named for Honolulu Hawaii She was launched on 24 September 1983 and commissioned on 6 July 1985 Honolulu s patrols are commemorated by ten surfboards signed by the crews aboard her at the time One of

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  • USS Perch (SS-176)
    Contact Us Online Store Museum Museum USS Bowfin History Exhibits Technology On Eternal Patrol Search For Lost Subs Events Research Library USS Perch SS 176 USS Perch SS 176 On November 23 2006 a dive group led by Vidar Skoglie found USS Perch SS 176 in the Java Sea north northwest of Surabaya City Java at a depth of 190 feet In December 2006 diver photographer Kevin Denlay sent numerous photos of the wreck to Bowfin Park Her identity has not yet been confirmed by the U S Navy although physical evidence of the vessel s identity appears conclusive Secrets of the Sub How Does A Sub Stay So Quiet How do submarines stay so quiet Submarines are the ultimate stealth weapon Remaining underwater to attack or use its sensors quietness is critical Through design modern nuclear submarines have equipment mounted on special mounts to isolate the noise from the outside and reduce the noise signature of the sub in the ocean Rotating equipment is checked from the design through operation so it is always quiet and it is immediately repaired if it is not operating quietly The sub checks itself with its own acoustic sensors and establishes the most

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