Sasebo Harbor in Japan after World War II. Japanese cranes and a navy yard at Sasebo naval base. Docks, workshops and a crane repair base at Sasebo Harbor.
Sasebo Harbor in Japan after World War II. Japanese cranes and a navy yard at Sasebo naval base. Docks, workshops and a crane repair base at Sasebo Harbor. A Japanese seaplane without propellers on a ramp at a Japanese air station. Small Japanese crafts in the harbor including sampans and fishing boats.
Views from U.S. boat moving among Japanese submarines in Sasebo Bay, Japan, during Operation Road's End, involving the scuttling of the Japanese submarine fleet. Seen are submarines: I-47; I-162; I-156l;n-203;I-158;I-103;107;I-58. An American launch pulls up to I-58 (the sub that sank the USs Indianapolis on July 31, 1945, in the Philippine Sea).Vice-Admiral Robert M. Griffin, Commander of U.S. Naval Forces, Japan, climbs aboard the sub, followed by other members of his party. Admiral Griffin walks the deck of the submarine, followed by a Rear Admiral, who points out some features of the boat to Admiral Griffith. View of the group standing on the deck of the I-58.
Operation Road's End. Inspection of Japanese submarines,moored in Sasebo Bay, Japan, that are scheduled for destruction, after World War 2. View from a boat passing several of these submarines. One has a group of U.S. Naval officers and others on its deck. View of Japanese submarines I-366 and Number 107. Japanese sailors are decorating the submarines with branches of cherry blossoms. A Japanese officer looking down from boat I-402, as the camera passes below. Closeup of him posing on his boat for the camera.. Captain Atogi Nakamura, Lt. Tashio Tanaka and crew members posing aboard Japanese submarine I-58 (that sank the USS Indianapolis on July 30, 1945 with torpedos fired by Lt. Tanaka).
Installations and equipment at Sasebo Harbor in Japan after World War II. Buildings at the harbor. Mountains in the background. Docks and a crane at Sasebo seaplane base. A Japanese seaplane on a ramp. Buildings along a waterfront.
Sasebo Harbor in Japan after World War II. USS Gloucester in the harbor. Freed American, British and Canadian prisoners in the hangar bay of USS Gloucester. A damaged Japanese submarine in water. A boat underway. Sasebo naval base in the background.