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The last AMERICAN warship sunk by a German sub during world WAR ii was discovered off Maine’s

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Scuba divers have discovered the wreckage of the last US 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. The discovery ends a 74-year mystery of the ship on it’s location.

The sinking of the USS Eagle PE-56 on 23 April 1945, it was originally attributed to a boiler explosion. However, the Navy determined in 2001 that it was sunk by a German submarine.

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Garry Kozak, a specialist in underwater searches, has announced this week that the diver, and Ryan King, of Brentwood, N. H., will be confirmed in June 2018, with an object of Cossack previously identified on the echo sounder, the ship is a 300 meter walk to the bottom.

Undated photo of an Eagle-class patrol boat, was built during the second world War-I. it is similar to the USS Eagle PE-56, which exploded and sank off the coast of Cape Elizabeth, Maine, on April 23, 1945, killing most of its crew are in New England, the greatest maritime disaster during world War ii.
(AP Photo/U.s. Navy, File)

The King’s team, who later on started to work with the Smithsonian Channel, and extensive research, the ship is at the bottom of the sea, five miles off the coast of Cape Elizabeth, Maine.

The Naval Historical Center notes that the Eagle was towing targets for Navy dive-bombers, when she was sunk by the German U-853. Her sinking came just two weeks before V-E Day.

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Only 13 of the 62 crew members survived, and were picked out of the water by a nearby Naval destroyer.

A memorial plaque is located in Fort Williams Park in Cape Elizabeth, Maine remembers those killed when the USS Eagle PE-56 was sunk during the second world War, on the 23rd of April, 1945.
(AP Photo/David Sharp)

Underwater video by diving team, will be broadcast in the fall on the Smithsonian Channel Hunt for Eagle Eagle 56 and the back-up to the story of the sailors, who said that the explosion broke the ship into two pieces, said the Cossack.

Research carried out by Paul Lawton, a lawyer, of Mass., naval historian and diver, played an important role in the fixing of the Eagle’s sinking.

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“The deck guns, there was no denying it for what it was,” he said.

Children will enjoy the view of the Fort Williams Park in Cape Elizabeth, Maine, on Thursday, July 18, 2019 at the latest, where there is a plaque at the top commemorates those killed when the USS Eagle PE-56 was sunk During world War ii off the coast of Maine, on the 23rd of April, 1945.
(AP Photo/David Sharp)

The U-853, was later sunk off the coast of New London, Conn., on the 6th of May 1945 by depth charges from the USS Atherton, and the USS Moberly, in accordance with the naval History and Heritage Command. All hands were lost in the sub-sink, which is two days before V-E Day.

Researchers around the world working at the sites of the second world War, though. The wreck of an Australian cargo ship, for example, it has recently been discovered, the wreckage of an AMERICAN B-24 bomber that crashed in the sea off the coast of Bermuda in Dec. In 1945

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And earlier this year, it was the wreck of a world War ii aircraft carrier, the USS Wasp was also found in the Coral Sea, and the RH of August, discovered that one of the first Japanese ships to be sunk by AMERICAN forces during the second world war. Imperial japanese Navy, ship, Hiei, sunk on Dec. 14, 1942, in the Solomon Islands.

Wasp has also been spotted on the seabed by the experts of the ship, the RV Petrel, which is part of a research organization founded by the late billionaire, Paul Allen.

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Allen, Microsoft’s co-founder, passed away in October 2018, from complications of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. His research organization, has found that there are a number of historic military shipwrecks, including the wrecks of the USS Helena and the USS Lexington and the USS Juneau.

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The group’s biggest discovery, however, until 2017, if at All, and his team found the long-lost wreck of the USS Indianapolis in the Philippine Sea.

In a separate project, the wreckage of the AMERICAN B-24 bomber, for example, it was found in Papua New Guinea (png). The plane’s wreckage was discovered in 2018, and 74 years after it was shot down during fierce battle with the Japanese forces.

This past summer, a team of researchers from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California at San Diego and at the University of Delaware, and is missing the stern of the destroyer USS Abner Read, was destroyed by a Japanese mine in the remote Aleutian Islands.

THE WRECK OF A WORLD WAR II SHIP IS DISCOVERED, A 74-YEAR-AFTER IT DISAPPEARED DURING A SEARCH AND RESCUE MISSION

Last year, a decades-long mystery about the fate of a ship that disappeared during the second world War, the rescue operation was at last resolved.

The wreck of the Empire Wold, a Royal Navy tugboat, and was discovered by coastguards off the coast of Iceland. The ship sank on Nov. 10, 1944, with the loss of 16 crew.

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A very rare world War II Spitfire fighter plane flown by a single pilot, who later took part in the “Great Escape” is also retrieved from a remote Norwegian town of bergen on the previous year.

Fox News’ Nicole, Darrah, and the Associated Press contributed to this article.

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