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namvet
07-30-2015, 10:58 AM
http://www.navsource.org/archives/04/035/0403509.jpg

after delivery of the Hiroshima bomb to Tinian island 2 torpedo's from the I-58 submarine sends her to the bottom. out of a crew of 1,197 An estimated 900 make it into the sea. the vessel sinks in approx 11 mins. of those approx 317 survive what was called the biggest shark attack on record. and later one of the most controversial court martial's in Naval history

story (http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2384393/Survivors-1945-sinking-USS-Indianapolis-explosions-shark-attacks-worst-sea-disaster-U-S-naval-history.html)

Voted4Reagan
07-30-2015, 11:48 AM
http://bloximages.newyork1.vip.townnews.com/southbendtribune.com/content/tncms/assets/v3/editorial/6/15/6154d3ba-425c-526a-af66-3ff5cd647ef0/55b809c0c0a3a.image.jpg?resize=760%2C490

The USS Indianapolis in NYC.