After arriving in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii in early Mar 1942, USS Trout crew members stacked 20 tons of gold bars evacuated from Corregidor, Philippines on the submarine’s deck for transfer to the USS Detroit.

Caption   After arriving in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii in early Mar 1942, USS Trout crew members stacked 20 tons of gold bars evacuated from Corregidor, Philippines on the submarine’s deck for transfer to the USS Detroit. ww2dbase
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Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 1 Nov 2016

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1. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
4 Nov 2016 12:02:50 PM

20 tons of gold at 1942 prices was worth just over a million dollars US. At 2016 prices of $1,300US per Troy ounce, 20 tons of gold would be worth $38 million US.

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