Five minutes later, the Ward opened fire on the suspicious object. December 07, By Thomas H. Bulkheads on the wreck are sealed, so researchers don't know whether the mini-sub crew was trapped. In , a crewman on the I had received a radio call from the Itou at Records from the salvage ship Valve showed that it was brought into the loch during the cleanup and its ton crane was used for an undisclosed reason. Nimitz describes an unexploded pound torpedo recovered after the battle.
The Midget Subs That Beat the Planes to Pearl Harbor
Sakamaki leveled the boat and slowly and with difficulty, turned out to sea, heading away from the harbor entrance and the relentless destroyers and patrol planes guarding the entrance. The mother sub remained at sea, while number 5 headed straight for the mouth of Pearl Harbor. Powered by a hp electric motor, the design was capable of very high underwater speeds about 20 knots. Yet with each new clue comes another puzzle. The bow lifted out of the water as if the boat was blowing ballast this was the natural result of firing one of the torpedoes. When we finally received it, I realized our success. One minute later, at , a blast struck the side of the Oklahoma.
Missing Japanese midget sub found - National - AMATEUR-PORNOS.MOBI
Lori believes all the evidence points in a single direction. Sliding back his canopy, the strike leader fired a single green flare into the air signaling the start of the attack. But after hours of searching, Matt Russell and John Chatterton can't find any evidence of a torpedo hit. It would be taking your life in your own hands by removing an active, a live torpedo that had started to cement in the tube. After darkness descended upon Hawaii after a dark day, one of the mini-submarines sent a signal in morse code to its mother craft claiming it had successfully attacked an American ship.
Lost WWII Japanese Subs Found off Hawaii
Description: Outerbridge swung his ship hard around and ordered four depth charges to be dropped on the spot where the sub was last seen. We know that the Arizona was attacked by bombs from above, but some eyewitnesses say it was also torpedoed from below. Four appear partially erased by the traveling surface concussion waves. Five Midget submarines were launched from I-Class mother subs, at the entrance to the harbor. The propeller of midget sub number 5.