USS Indianapolis (CA 35) wreck found

August 19th, 2017  

Topic: USS Indianapolis (CA 35) wreck found

never thought I'd live to see it. 18,000 ft down in the Philippine sea

WASHINGTON (NNS) -- A team of civilian researchers led by entrepreneur and philanthropist Paul G. Allen has announced they have found the wreck of the World War II cruiser USS Indianapolis (CA 35), which was lost July 30, 1945.

This is a significant discovery considering the depth of the water in which the ship was lost - more than 18,000 feet. Around 800 of the ship's 1,196 Sailors and Marines survived the sinking, but after four to five days in the water - suffering exposure, dehydration, drowning, and shark attacks - only 316 survived.

finally closure for the families survivors react
August 20th, 2017  
It amazes me how many ships and submarines are still missing out there.

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