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The missing part of the second world WAR, the USS Grunion was discovered off Alaska.
With the advent of the World War II submarine, USS Grunion has been discovered, the 77 years since the sub went missing in the remote aleutian islands in Alaska, on her first war patrol.
The Gato class submarine (SS 216) was sent to the islands in June of 1942, following the Loss of the 52 Project, which is searching for the lost US, the second world War and enemy submarines. Off the island of Kiska, with a crew of 70 sailors and the Grunion sank two of the Japanese patrol ships before being ordered to return to base at Dutch Harbor on Amaknak Island, on the 30th of July. But, with the exception that it reported heavy antisubmarine activity at her last show, and was never heard from again.
Declared the end of the patrol, the USS Grunion was presumed lost with all hands, in Jan. 5, 1942.
THE STERN OF A US WORLD WAR II DESTROYER, IS DISCOVERED IN THE VICINITY OF A REMOTE ALASKA ISLAND, SURVIVING TO TELL THE HARROWING DAY
Nearly 80 years later, the arch was discovered, at 2,713 meters from the sea, in the area of Kiska for by the underwater drones and sophisticated machines image. The discovery process is completed, a piece of the puzzle is that of the Grunion’s fate.
The USS Grunion Bow Section
(PRNewsfoto/The Lost Of The 52 Project
The main wreckage of the sub was found in August of 2007, thanks to the efforts of John, Bruce and Brad Abele, sons of the USS Grunion’s captain Mannert Abele. The wreck has been checked out by the Navy of the united states in October 2008.
The latest discovery was made a short distance from the main wreckage, with the researchers have noted that the bow rests on a volcanic escarpment on the sea floor.
THE LAST AMERICAN WARSHIP SUNK BY A GERMAN SUB DURING WORLD WAR II WAS DISCOVERED OFF MAINE’S
In the declaration, and have Lost 52 Of the Project’s Founder, Tim Taylor, said he was honored to be added to the Set of brothers’ discovery.”
The USS Grunion, Stern Section (PRNewsfoto/the Lost of the 52 Project
Taylor is also the CEO of Tiburon Subsea, which provides marine equipment, as well as the founder of the exploration organization of Ocean Projects. The expedition to locate the Grunion, the arc is marked with the fourth World War-II submarine was discovered.
The work at the 52 Project has been carefully coordinated with the naval History and Heritage Command. “Our mission at the naval History and Heritage Command, is to take advantage of some of the memory, of our Sailors’ service and will always be remembered, honored and appreciated,” Robert Neyland, the naval History and Heritage Command’s underwater archeology branch head, in a statement. “Like Tim Taylor, and others, as well, to discover the final resting place for the lost Sailors, and they help to carry out this mission.”
THE WRECK OF THE AUSTRALIAN WORLD WAR II SHIP IS DISCOVERED AT 77 YEARS OLD, AFTER IT WAS TORPEDOED BY A JAPANESE SUB
Kiska and the Aleutian island of Attu were to be occupied by as many as 7,200 Japanese forces from June 1942 until the middle of August, 1943. The islands are a volcanic mountain range that extends over 1,200 km south-west side of the Alaska peninsula. Together with Guam, the islands are one of the few areas in the united states are to be occupied by foreign forces over the past 200 years. In the Philippines, which at the time was a U.S. territory, it was also occupied by Japanese forces during the second world War.
In this undated file photo of the submarine USS Grunion (SS 216) is to be seen the hall.
(U.s. Navy Photo/Released)
American forces have been locked in a grueling 15-month campaign to conquer the inhospitable storm-battered corner of the united states.
Last year, at the stern of the destroyer USS Abner Read was discovered off the island of Kiska. The stern of the ship, it was destroyed by a Japanese mine during a submarine patrol on Aug. 18, 1943. Seventy-one people lost their lives in the incident.
BIG-SECOND WORLD WAR SHIP WRECK WAS DISCOVERED: THE JAPANESE BATTLESHIP SUNK BY A US
Amazingly, the Thing is, the Crew will be able to have the life to float. The sailors worked quickly to shore up the damage, and continued to be the main part of the But Read the the adventures. Two of the nearby U.S. Navy ships are pulled on, the devil returned to the port. Within a few months, and the stern has been repaired, and the Thing is, Read back to the second world war. It was destroyed in a kamikaze attack during the Battle of Leyte Gulf in November of 1944.
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In a separate project, divers recently discovered the remains of the last U.S. Navy ship sunk by a German submarine during the second world War. Patrol boat USS Eagle PE-56 was characterized by a its own dive team, just a few miles off the coast of Maine at the end of a 74-year-old mystery about the ship’s location.
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