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USS Indianapolis Discovered

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USS Indianapolis sunk July 30 1945 and had greatest loss of life US Navy history, was discovered in Philippine Sea, by expedition crew of billionaire Paul Allen.

Out of a crew of 1196. only 317 survived. It had just delivered components for one the atomic bombs that would be dropped on Japan.

It was discovered in 5500 meters.

Sure somebody will post the actual news story and/or link.

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toshi

Today I met John Woolston, one of the last 22 remaining survivers of the largest navel disaster in US history, 

It's a pretty remarkable coincidence, two days ago they found the wreckage of that ship.

The ship was  on the way to leyte and sunk in the Philippine sea.

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/20/world/asia/uss-indianapolis-paul-allen.html?mcubz=0

https://www.paulallen.com

http://www.kpbs.org/news/2016/sep/14/crew-uss-indianapolis-share-story-survival-new-fil/

 

 

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