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NH 42274 USS Wahoo (SS-238)

Photo #: NH 42274  USS Wahoo (SS-238)
Title: USS Wahoo (SS-238)
Description: Arrives at Pearl Harbor at the end of her third war patrol, circa 7 February 1943. The original caption, released with this photograph on 3 March 1943, reads: Hero's Wecome A Navy band is on hand to greet the submarine Wahoo on her return to Pearl Harbor following a patrol during which she sank a Japanese destroyer and an entire enemy convoy of four ships. The battle with the convoy lasted for a period of 14 hours. Note that Wahoo's radar antennas have been crudely censored out of the image. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval History and Heritage Command.
Catalog #: NH 42274
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Wars & Conflicts
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