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NH 97559 Wreck of USS Thresher (SSN-593)

Photo #: NH 97559  Wreck of USS Thresher (SSN-593)
Title: Wreck of USS Thresher (SSN-593)
Description: Starboard side of the USS Thresher sail with portions of the hull number '593' visible. Photographed from a deep-sea vehicle deployed from USNS Mizar (T-AGOR-11). The original photograph bears the date October 1964. Quoted text is from the caption released with that print. See Photo # NH 97544 for a view of the starboard side of the sail, with hull numbers, taken prior to Thresher's loss. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval History and Heritage Command.
Catalog #: NH 97559
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