Tag: Coastal defense at the Golden Gate

A Close Call During War Time

Navy demolition experts dragging ashore an unexploded japanese torpedo near the Golden Gate Bridge on June 6, 1946

I was searching the San Francisco Public Library website online today when I found this interesting photo of Navy demolition men in 1946 hauling a piece of a Japanese torpedo ashore on Baker Beach, just west of the south end of the Golden Gate Bridge. Two days earlier an “unidentified beachcomber” found