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Institute Photos Help Honor Fallen Submariners
In March 2010, a new memorial honoring Sailors who lost their lives on submarines in World War II was dedicated in San Diego. The 52 Boats Memorial pays tribute to the 3,500 Navy submariners who died on board 52 submarines during the war.
Fifty-two black granite monuments shape the memorial, each bearing an image of the submarine honored. The photos used to create the images were donated to the memorial by the Naval Institute from its photo archive, the largest private collection of its kind in the world.
The Naval Institute maintains its massive photographic archive through photo sales and gift income. By contributing to the Institute, you allow us to support other worthy organizations that share the Institute's goals. Your donation counts!