Cutting up midget submarines, Kure

Place Asia: Japan, Kure
Accession Number ART26379
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 32.3 x 42.8 cm
Object type Drawing
Physical description watercolour with pencil on paper
Maker Rowed, Reg
Place made Japan: Kure
Date made 1946
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
British Commonwealth Occupation Force, 1946-1952 (Japan)

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Kure Naval dockyards. These submarines were situated at the end of a dock full of ships, midget submarines and scrap iron. Japanese under British Commonwealth Occupation Forces (BCOF) control are busy cleaning up the area.