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  USS Bowfin SS-287

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Justin Taylan 2004

Ship History
USS Bowfin was launched on December 7, 1942, and nicknamed "Pearl Harbor Avenger". She completed nine successful war patrols. For her wartime service she also earned both the Presidential Unit Citation and the Navy Unit Commendation.

USS Bowfin was acquired from the US Navy in 1979 and opened to the public in 1981, as part of the USS Bowfin Submarine Museum and Park. In 1986 she was designated a National Historic Landmark. She is permanently docked along side the USS Arizona Museum, at Pearl Harbor.

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Last Updated
February 4, 2018


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