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Naval History and Heritage Command

Moment of Impact

The control room of the submarine as it sinks
Description: Painting, Watercolor and Ink on Paper; by John Groth; 1966; Unframed Dimensions 27H X 38W
Accession #: 88-161-QS
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The Squalus hits the bottom of the ocean stern first off the coast of Portsmouth New Hampshire to rest in 240 feet of water. Thirty-three of the 59 crew members survived in the forward chambers of the submarine. This picture depicts the control room of the submarine and crew members desperately closing off water leaks.

Topic
  • Boats-Ships--Submarine
Document Type
  • Art
Wars & Conflicts
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