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NH 97565 Wreck of USS Thresher (SSN-593)

Photo #: NH 97565  Wreck of USS Thresher (SSN-593)
Title: Wreck of USS Thresher (SSN-593)
Description: Insulation Rockwool thermal insulation photographed August 24 during the bathyscaph Trieste's second series of dives some 220 miles east of Cape Cod where USS Thresher sank April 10. This type of insulation is used in all U.S. submarines. The original view, from whose caption the quoted text is taken, was released on 5 September 1963. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval History and Heritage Command.
Catalog #: NH 97565
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