Submarines


Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park: Outdoor Exhibits

By: Mark Loproto

One of the main attractions of the Pearl Harbor Historic Sites is the USS Bowfin Submarine Museum and Park. In addition to the iconic submarine herself, the site features an... Read More

USS Bowfin – 75 Years, 9 Million Visitors Later

By: Mark Loproto

In late April, 2018, the USS Bowfin Submarine Museum and Park welcomed its nine millionth visitor, a milestone that proves the world hasn't forgotten the December 7, 1941 attack on... Read More

The Conning Tower of the USS Parche

By: Mark Loproto

During your explorations of Pearl Harbor, you find tributes to some of the iconic ships of the December 7, 1941 Japanese attack and World War II. There’s an anchor from... Read More

The Tragedy of the Son of Pearl Harbor’s Scapegoat

By: Mark Loproto

In learning about the attack on Pearl Harbor, it’s likely that you’ll hear about Admiral Husband E. Kimmel. He was the man in charge when the Japanese were able to... Read More

On Eternal Patrol: The Lost Submarines of World War II

By: Mark Loproto

During World War II, after the United States was dragged into the conflict by the events at Pearl Harbor on December 7th, 1941, submarine warfare became a staple of war.... Read More

The Technologies of Pearl Harbor

By: Mark Loproto

When humans first walked the Earth, their wars and conflicts were fought with sticks, stones, and whatever natural features they could use to their advantage. Far from the technology we know... Read More

USS Dolphin Submarine at Pearl Harbor

By: Bruce D.

The USS Dolphin Submarine was commanded by Lt. Bernard Clarey. He was scheduled to take over command at 0900 on December 7th, 1941. The attack began at 0755. He realized... Read More