The USS Indianapolis

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The USS Indianapolis

Postby Apex » Sun Aug 20, 2017 12:00 pm

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Indianapolis_(CA-35)

from Wikipedia:
On 19 August 2017 a search team financed by Paul Allen located the wreckage of the sunken cruiser in the Philippine Sea lying at a depth of approximately 18,000 feet (5,500 m).
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Re: The USS Indianapolis

Postby Shadowcaster » Sun Aug 20, 2017 1:15 pm

Pretty sobering reading, I hope it's left alone.

More here on the story
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/08 ... fic-ocean/


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Re: The USS Indianapolis

Postby Apex » Mon Aug 21, 2017 6:12 am

Good point Shadowcaster. This will help:

"the Navy had asked Allen to keep the precise location confidential"

It's not the researchers to worry about, it's everyone else.
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Re: The USS Indianapolis

Postby SG-19 » Mon Aug 21, 2017 12:58 pm

It would be appropriate, if some if not all of the surviving crew could be taken back to the wreck site, so they can say a proper farewell to their lost shipmates and the ship that was so important to them. :flags-waveusa:
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