Shipwreck

World War II Shipwreck of the SS Iron Crown Discovered

The shipwreck of the Australian World War II freighter, SS Iron Crown, has been discovered 77 years after it was sunk in a deadly Japanese submarine attack. She was discovered by maritime archaeologists using CSIRO research vessel Investigator. It’s another historic find made by the CSIRO research vessel Investigator, which has discovered a number of historic shipwrecks in …

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Divers on Navy tanker Mission San Miguel. (Credits: Tate Wester/NOAA)

WWII Navy Tanker, USNS Mission San Miguel, Discovered

World War II Navy Tanker, USNS Mission San Miguel, has been found by Hawaiian Researchers. The San Miguel served during World War II and the Korean War, receiving numerous commendations for its service. The tanker was built in 1943 by Marinship Corporation, Sausalito, CA. En route to Seattle, she went lost on 8 October 1957, when …

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Shipwreck of the USS Saratoga (CV-3) in Bikini Atoll

The USS Saratoga (CV-3), commissioned in 1927, was an Lexington-class American Aircraft carrier measuring 268 meters (880 ft.) in length and weighting 39,000 tons. Originally she was designed as a battlecruiser, but was later converted into one of the Navy’s first aircraft carriers during construction to comply with the Washington Naval Treaty of 1922. During her World …

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