After leaving the museum building, I walked over to where the submarine Becuna and the cruiser Olympia are berthed.
I don’t have a huge interest in submarines, but I still enjoyed walking through Becuna while trying to imagine what it must have been like to work and live in such confined spaces.
Abstract wires and tubes:
Note: Becuna is a Balao-class sub like Bowfin (Pearl Harbor) and Pampanito (San Francisco), which I’ve seen.
Standing on Becuna, looking forward:
I took more photos on board Olympia (another ship that needs help). I’m not familiar with the ship, so please drop me a note if I’ve got something wrong.
Attractive circular skylight:
Officers’ mess room:
Hatch and access ladder (off limits):
Top of an engine:
Union Iron Works on machinery:
I was fascinated by the ash hoist:
Printing press for producing ship publications:
Looking along the deck toward a gun: