View Full Version : Ballard's secret mission

06-14-2015, 09:19 PM
I have been watching NatGeo documentaries all afternoon about the Titanic. The story of that tragedy has been a long time interest of mine, Even more interesting was the hour devoted to Ballard's first successful expedition wherein he discusses his investigation into two other disasters. He was a commissioned Navy officer and was given the secret clearances and mission to investigate the Thresher and the Scorpion sites. I recall hearing that at the time the info first became public but I really was fascinated by the detail this hour of TV was able to delve into.

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Max R.
06-14-2015, 10:01 PM
Great piece of history. An article about the missions: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2008/06/080602-titanic-secret.html