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The wreck of the USS Grayback, and a World War II submarine is found off the coast of Japan, 75 years after the sinking by a Japanese bomber. The Records show that for the sub, and 80 crew members was sunk by a 500-pound bomb in February 1944.
The wreckage of a world War ii submarine, the USS Grayback, has been discovered in Japan, 75 years after the sinking by a Japanese bomber.
The submarine was to be found in the June 5, due to the Loss of the 52 Project, which is searching for the lost US, the second world War and enemy submarines. In a statement, translated from the Japanese, the Loss of the 52 Project, how the USS Grayback (SS-208) was the first AMERICAN submarine was discovered off the coast of Japan.
The japanese data, it appears that the sub was sunk by a 500-pound bomb dropped by a navy bombers in February of 1944. The bomb hit the stern of the ship, the Grayback, the conning tower and the sub is sunk, with the loss of her 80 crew members.
THE BOW OF WORLD WAR II, THE AMERICAN SUBMARINE HAS BEEN DISCOVERED IN THE VICINITY OF A REMOTE ISLAND IN ALASKA
The exploration team used an underwater drone to find the Tambor class sub, which is located at a depth of 1,427 feet, 50 nautical miles south of Okinawa. The sub’s deck gun was located 384 metres.
The memorial plaque on the USS Grayback failure.
(Ocean / Projects/Loss Of The 52 Project/YouTube)
In the declaration, and have Lost 52 Of the Project’s founder, Tim Taylor described the discovery as “absolutely wonderful.” For the sub, it is ranked as the 20th most successful AMERICAN submarine of the second world War, following the Loss of the 52 Project.
US WORLD WAR II SHIPWRECK DISCOVERED IN THE PHILIPPINE SEA, THE LARGEST ONE EVER FOUND
The USS Grayback was launched on Jan. 31, 1941, and, according to the naval History and Heritage Command, and quickly earned a strong reputation in the Pacific Theater. During the 10th war patrol, with the sinking of 14 enemy ships, including a Japanese submarine base, out of a total 63,835 tons of shipping. In January 1943, the sub’s crew also rescued six downed AMERICAN aviators on Munda in the Solomon Islands, and her commander was awarded the Navy Cross.
The wreck of the USS Grayback was found to be 50 nautical miles south of Okinawa. (Ocean / Projects/Loss Of The 52 Project/YouTube)
In the declaration, and have Lost 52 Of the Project’s founder, Tim Taylor described the discovery as “absolutely wonderful.” The research team, he explained, was the analysis of some of the final pieces of the sonar data that they collected when they are in the holes of what proved to be the USS Grayback, lying on the bottom of the sea.
Taylor is also the CEO of Tiburon Subsea, which provides for, in one of the underwater equipment, and is also the founder of the company, the development of the organisation, and the Ocean is public information.
WRECKAGE FROM JAPANESE AIRCRAFT CARRIER SUNK AT THE BATTLE OF MIDWAY WAS DISCOVERED 77 YEARS LATER
In a video posted on YouTube by the Ocean in the Scope of the Dec. 10 shows the Grayback’s damaged hull, as well as a plaque bearing the sub-title, the details of the construction in Groton, Conn., and the kick-off.
The wreck lies at a depth of 1,427 feet. (Ocean / Projects/Loss Of The 52 Project/YouTube)
The japanese historian Hiroshi Iwasaki also played a vital role in the field. The expert can be converted to a primary record of the Grayback in the sink, and it was found that the length is different from a record created in the year 1946. So, armed with the new coordinates, and the Loss of the 52 Project has as its goal the area where the wreckage was later found.
The discovery provides closure to the families of the USS Grayback, the ship and its crew. “[Seventy-five] – year-old mystery is solved, and the families of the 80 Sailors to lock the USS Grayback has been found,” tweeted the naval History and Heritage Command on Sunday.
BATTLE OF MIDWAY-SECOND-WORLD-WAR-II-ERA JAPANESE AIRCRAFT, APPARENTLY, IS FOUND IN THE PACIFIC OCEAN
USS Grayback sank with the loss of her 80 crew members. (Ocean / Projects/Loss Of The 52 Project/YouTube)
The USS Grayback is in the fifth sub was discovered due to the Loss of the 52 Project. Earlier this year, the team is located in the centre of the world War ii submarine, the USS Grunion’s 77 years since the sub went missing in the remote aleutian islands in Alaska, on her first war patrol.
THE WRECK OF A WORLD WAR II AIRCRAFT CARRIER, THE USS WASP HAS BEEN DISCOVERED IN THE CORAL SEA
The USS Grayback, photographed in 1941. (Naval History and Heritage Comand. Catalog#: NH 53771)
In a separate project, in the very depths of the sunken ship that has ever been discovered, and a U.S. world War II destroyer, has recently been found in the Philippine Sea.
The wreckage was found resting at a depth of about 20,406 feet by experts from the research vessel in August. Time, used an underwater drone to search for the mysterious ship, suspected of the USS Johnston, a Fletcher-class destroyer, was sunk during the Battle off Samar, one of the important action in the Battle of Leyte Gulf in 1944.
The terrifying footage captured by a drone, shows the mangled wreckage of the ship lies on the ocean floor.
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