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NH 97568 Wreck of USS Thresher (SSN-593)

Photo #: NH 97568  Wreck of USS Thresher (SSN-593)
Title: Wreck of USS Thresher (SSN-593)
Description: Parts of a battery recovered by the Navy's bathyscaph Trieste during the first series of dives June 24th through 30th, 220 miles east of Cape Cod where the nuclear powered submarine Thresher sank April 10. The centered object is an internal battery grid, encircled by re-enforcing members. 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 97568
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