Daughter of sacked Sky TV football pundit Richard Keys opens up about abusive texts that landed her in court Japanese mini submarine during live dive December 7, More information and pictures see http: The views expressed in the contents above are those of our users and do not necessarily reflect the views of MailOnline. When the Navy scooped up the remains of the so-called LSTs and dumped them outside the harbor to protect the secrecy of the invasion, it apparently also dumped the mini-sub's remains, which were mingled with the damaged U. Share or comment on this article:
The loch was also the site of a disaster in which six tank landing ships preparing for the secret invasion of Saipan were destroyed in an ammunition explosion that killed sailors and wounded hundreds more. Could those plumes of water be caused by a torpedo being dropped by an airplane? After Pearl Harbor, both pulley and cable were modified. The surprise attack shook not only the entire harbor, but also an entire nation that suddenly found itself at war. Either way it appears likely that midget sub number 5 successfully fired its torpedoes inside Pearl Harbor. Navy officer and submariner. This gave the diminutive vessels a maximum endurance of 12 hours at speeds of 6 miles per hour.
Pearl Harbor mini-submarine mystery solved? - latimes
It stands for Landing Ship, Tank. They were the Japanese navy's most guarded secret weapon. US draws up second Iraq resolution. Just six feet wide and packed with equipment, these miniature subs were designed for efficiency, not comfort. For decades, it has been thought that a bomb dropped by a Japanese aircraft sank the Arizona.
One minute later, at , a blast struck the side of the Oklahoma. Several sailors and marines died doing the same thing but were given lesser honors. The crew members would have then scuttled the craft because they could not get it out of the harbor. It could have sunk after firing torpedoes outside the harbor at the USS St. On the most recent dive, gaps had begun to form between each of the sections above. This substantiated that the combat photo was taken at approximately