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NH 97555 Loss of USS Thresher (SSN-593), April 1963

Photo #: NH 97555  Loss of USS Thresher (SSN-593), April 1963
Title: Loss of USS Thresher (SSN-593), April 1963
Description: Navy ships circle in the vicinity of the site of Thresher's sinking, 15 April 1963, five days after her loss. Ships are (left to right): USS Thomas Jefferson (SSBN-618); USS Sunbird (ASR-15); USS Warrington (DD-843), group flagship; and USS Redfin (SS-272). Photographed by PHCS Parker. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval History and Heritage Command.
Catalog #: NH 97555
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