65 Years Later, A First Look At Sunken American WWII Ship

65 Years Later, A First Look At Sunken American WWII Ship

World is such a massive and amazing place that you can travel anywhere and find something that’s really cool. Interestingly, oceans take up a vast amount of the Earth Scientists are now using remotely-operated vehicles to explore ruins and all other sorts of things. Their ability to do so allows them to go places that they normally couldn’t safely go. 65 Years Later, A First Look At Sunken American WWII Ship.

Recently, scientists aboard the EV Nautilus sent down a remotely operated robot to explore the wreckage of the Independence.

The finding and documentation of the shipwreck is simply astounding. It’s amazing how far technology has come in such a short amount of time.

They found the ship.

While it was still afloat, the USS Independence served as an aircraft carrier during World War II.

In 1951, they blew it up 30 miles west of San Francisco and it hasn’t been seen since then.

Upon further exploration, they managed to find the remains of a Hellcat (fighter plane) that was on the ship when it was leveled.

And the anti-air turrets mounted to the sides of the ship also remained.

 

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