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Bowfin sank ship carrying children


    The USS Bowfin submarine was launched on Dec. 7, 1942, as the “Pearl Harbor Avenger.” The Bowfin Museum and Park, next to the Arizona Memorial Visiter Center, celebrated the sub’s 75th birthday on Thursday.

The article on the USS Bowfin failed to mention that on Aug. 22, 1944, the Bowfin torpedoed the Japanese cargo ship Tsushima Maru after it left the Okinawan port of Naha heading for mainland Japan. Read more

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