Naval History and Heritage Command

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NH 97567 Wreck of USS Thresher (SSN-593)

Photo #: NH 97567  Wreck of USS Thresher (SSN-593)
Title: Wreck of USS Thresher (SSN-593)
Description: An internal watertight submarine door photographed August 24 during the bathyscaph Trieste's second series of dives some 220 miles east of Cape Cod where the nuclear powered submarine Thresher sank April 10, 1963. 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 97567
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