Saturday, August 06, 2005

Razorback Deck Log- 6 August 1945

Note from AIMM Team- 60 years ago today, the United States dropped the first atom bomb on Hiroshima, Japan. Over the next several days, we will be publishing from the USS Razorback deck logs which until recently had been classified. Please remember our veterans and service men and women as well as those whose lives were lost whether in the military or civilian.

6 August

0158 Acknowledged lifeguard assignment and reported patrol results to ComSubsPac. (Razorback One)

1200 Position: Lat. 47-44 N, Long. 145-30 E.

1300 Submerged to routine SD and SJ radars.

1341 Surfaced.
Sighted numerous seals throughout the day. The Japs have them trained to look like suitcases; lifejackets, periscopes and many other items.

7 August (will be posted tomorrow)


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