Paul G. Allen

USS Helena CL-50 Discovered

The USS Helena (CL-50) has been discovered off the coast of the Solomon Islands

The USS Helena (CL-50) has been discovered by Paul G. Allen’s expedition crew RV Petrel. She was sunk on July 6, 1943 by three Japanese torpedoes during the Battle of Kula Gulf. Today, USS Helena was found 860 meters below the surface, resting on the floor of the New Georgia Sound off the coast of …

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Musashi Expedition – 2 hour TOUR

Paul G. Allen and his research team broadcasted a live-stream tour of the wreckage of the Japanese battleship Musashi, one of the most renowned and technologically advanced battleships in history. Commissioned in 1942, the Musashi was the largest battleship in naval history, weighing in at 73,000 tons fully loaded. It featured eighteen-inch armor plating and was armed …

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