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NH 97218 Wreck of USS Scorpion (SSN-589)

Photo #: NH 97218  Wreck of USS Scorpion (SSN-589)
Title: Wreck of USS Scorpion (SSN-589)
Description: Debris located on the bottom of the ocean floor in the area 400 miles southwest of the Azores Islands where the Scorpion was located. Quoted from the original photo caption, which bears the date 30 January 1969. This photograph was probably taken when Scorpion was located by USNS Mizar (T-AGOR-11) in October 1968, on the Atlantic Ocean floor 10,000 feet deep. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval History and Heritage Command.
Catalog #: NH 97218
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