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USN 1136656 Wreck of USS Scorpion (SSN-589)

Photo #: USN 1136656  Wreck of USS Scorpion (SSN-589)
Title: Wreck of USS Scorpion (SSN-589)
Description: View of the sunken submarine's sail, probably taken when Scorpion was located by USNS Mizar (T-AGOR-11) in October 1968, on the Atlantic Ocean floor 10,000 feet deep, some 400 miles southwest of the Azores. This image shows the starboard side of the sail, with its after end at top left, and the starboard access door in lower left. Debris is on the ocean bottom nearby. The device in top center is part of the equipment used in locating and photographing the wreckage. The original photograph bears the date 30 January 1969. Official U.S. Navy Photograph.
Catalog #: USN 1136656
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