A U.S. submarine in operation during World War II in the Pacific.
Pacific Ocean Date:1942 Duration:2 min 26 sec Sound:Yes
U.S. Submarine, USS Pickerel (SS-177) docked in Pearl Harbor during World War 2. Crew members handling lines on deck. Navy ensign displayed on stern. Shipyard derrick in background. Sub's conning tower displays several miniature Japanese flags, representing victories. Boat's officers pose on deck. Other subs docked alongside in background. Sailors ride a motorized lift transporting a torpedo to the sub. Below decks, crewmen load torpedoes into firing tubes. The Pickerel starts moving out of her berth. Animated map shows pattern of U.S. submarine operations out of Pearl Harbor, fanning out toward Japan. Views of the submarine cruising on the surface. Binocular view of ships on horizon. Crew members clear the deck and go below. The submarine submerges. Crew working at duty stations. Captain at the periscope, orders firing of number 1 torpedo. It strikes a ship Which explodes and burns with billowing black smoke.
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