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NH 47036 Japanese "Type A" midget submarine HA-19

Photo #: NH 47036  President Franklin D. Roosevelt
Description: Seated in an automobile, while touring the Mare Island Navy Yard in 1942. With him are Vice Admiral John W. Greenslade, Commander 12th Naval District, and Rear Admiral Wilhelm L. Friedell, Commandant Mare Island Navy Yard. Secret Servicemen are on duty around the car. In the background is the Japanese midget submarine HA-19, which had been captured on 8 December 1941, immediately after the attack on Pearl Harbor. During World War II, it was taken around the country on War Bond tours. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval History and Heritage Command.
Catalog #: NH 47036
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