NR-1’s control room equipment arrives at the U.S. Naval Undersea Museum, May 2018.

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Admiral Harry E. Yarnell, USN, right, with Vice Admiral Kiyoshi Hasegawa, IJN, aboard USS Augusta (CA-31) at Shanghai, China, in May 1937. Hasegawa commanded the Japanese Third Fleet while Yarnell was CINCAF (NH 81617).

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