WWII submarine found after being lost for 75 years

US submarine found after 75 years

Sub That 80 Americans Died On Found After 75 Years

A missing World War II submarine has been found in Japanese waters, 75 years after it sank with 80 USA sailors on board.

Last year, researcher Yutaka Iwasaki found that the Navy had originally made an error in translating the Japanese war records that detailed where the Grayback had likely sunk. The latitude and longitude of the attack were listed "very clearly", Iwasaki told the Times, but they did not match the numbers listed in the Navy history from 1949. But a year ago, Yutaka Iwasaki, a Japanese researcher who works with Taylor's team, discovered that one digit had been mistranslated.

"Because of the quality of images and the data shared from the groundbreaking project, Naval History and Heritage Command's underwater archaeology team was able to confirm the final resting place of USS Grayback", said Robert S. Neyland, Ph.D., Naval History and Heritage Command's Underwater Archaeology Branch Head. Using autonomous underwater vehicles, remotely-operated vehicles, and advanced imaging technology, they found the Grayback about 100 miles from the area where it was originally thought to have sunk.

'Hot diarrhea' dumped on random women's head by disturbed homeless man
Court records showed Blessings was a transient who suffered from schizophrenia and psychotic disorders. Paramedics who treated her said it "looked like the man was saving it up for a month".

The Grayback sailed out of Pearl Harbor in January 1944 for the South China Sea, however was attacked by land-based Japanese naval plane within the East China Sea on February 26, 1944.

On Feb. 24, 1944, the sub reported sinking two Japanese cargo ships days earlier and was ordered back to replenish its torpedo supply.

The Grayback was reported missing three weeks after it failed to return to Pearl Harbor.

See a spectacular fireball blaze across the Missouri sky
People in both the city and the suburbs reported seeing the flash and lit up social media with posts and pictures. The majority of meteors are burnt up by the atmosphere before they make any substantial contact with land.

The USS Grayback is known for sinking many Japanese ships during the war, including the Konan-maru.

So when she first learned of the discovery, she felt a mixture of shock, disbelief, sadness and grief.

The Navy echoed that sentiment.

Teenage activist: Greta Thunberg bound for Europe as new adventures await
She will now continue her low-emissions voyage from American to the United Nations climate conference in Madrid. Thunberg visited the United States to attend the UN Climate Action Summit in NY in September.

A submarine employed in Environment War II that vanished with the lives of 80 service users has been uncovered, a discovery staff introduced Sunday.

Latest News