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NH 97561 Wreck of USS Thresher (SSN-593)

Photo #: NH 97561  Wreck of USS Thresher (SSN-593)
Title: Wreck of USS Thresher (SSN-593)
Description: High pressure air flask and other debris on the ocean floor in the vicinity of the USS Thresher. The original view, from whose caption the quoted text is taken, is undated. It shows an area of wreckage next to the top of the submarine's sail. See Photo # NH 97560 for a view also showing the features seen here. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval History and Heritage Command.
Catalog #: NH 97561
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