Tuesday, February 13, 2007
Point Fermin cliffs
The rocky cliffs of Point Fermin Park, San Pedro, California. The well-known Point Fermin Lighthouse is located nearby. On December 24, 1941, a Japanese submarine torpedoed the lumber freighter Absaroka a short distance away from here. One crewman died after he was struck by falling lumber and knocked overboard. The crippled ship made it to East San Pedro, where it was repaired. The submarine escaped.