USS Trout (SS-202) unloads a cargo of gold on USS Detroit (CL-8) at Pearl Harbor in Oahu, Hawaii during World War II.
Oahu Hawaii USA Date:1942, March 3 Duration:1 min 37 sec Sound:NO SOUND
United States Navy Tambor-class submarine USS Trout (SS-202), returning from its second war patrol, unloads gold at Pearl Harbor in Oahu, Hawaii during World War II. USS Trout (SS-202) comes alongside Omaha-class light cruiser USS Detroit (CL-8) at Pearl Harbor to unload a cargo of gold that she had evacuated from Corregidor in the Philippines. Captain and crew members on the deck of USS Trout submarine tied up alongside USS Detroit cruiser. High ranking officers on the deck of the submarine. Crew members work in the background. The crew members on the submarine transfer 20 tons of gold bars and bags of silver pesos from the hold of the sub to the USS Detroit. Each gold bar was worth $23,000 and each sack contained 1,000 silver pesos. The total value was near 10 million dollars.
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