USS Bowfin

CountryUnited States
Ship ClassBalao-class Submarine
Hull NumberSS-287

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22 Aug 1944 American submarine USS Bowfin attacked Japanese convoy Namo 103 and sank passenger ship Tsushima Maru near the island of Akusekijima. 2,251 aboard were killed, including 767 children; most of those killed were civilian evacuees from Okinawa.

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Group portrait of the crew of USS Bowfin, 1942; note commanding officer Cdr Joseph H. Willingham, Jr. in front row 8th from leftUS Navy submariner, 1943-1945; he was likely a crewmember of USS Billfish, USS Bowfin, or USS BurrfishUS Navy submariners, 1943-1945; they were likely crewmembers of USS Billfish, USS Bowfin, or USS BurrfishUS Navy submariners, 1943-1945; they were likely crewmembers of USS Billfish, USS Bowfin, or USS Burrfish
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Group portrait of the crew of USS Bowfin, 1942; note commanding officer Cdr Joseph H. Willingham, Jr. in front row 8th from left
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