Operation "Road's End" and preparations for destruction of the Japanese submarine fleet moored in Sasebo Bay, Japan
Sasebo Bay Japan Date:1946, April 1 Duration:1 min 39 sec Sound:NO SOUND
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.
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