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USS Indianapolis found after 72 years Sunk by Japanese submarine

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  • USS Indianapolis found after 72 years Sunk by Japanese submarine

    http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-40991326


    It's chilling to think that most of the men lost were devoured by sharks, almost 800 of them.

    Last edited by Kazzer; 08-20-2017, 01:18 PM.
    Stop messing about - just get a Sub-driver!

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    That's supposed to be a myth. Some shark attacks but the majority are thought to have died from dehydration having spent 100 hours in the ocean before rescue. McVay, the captain was the only US skipper to be court martialed for the loss of his ship due to enemy action. He eventually shot himself (in the late 1960s) but was pardoned by the president in around 2000. Strange story.

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