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Old 21 October 2019, 08:15
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Originally Posted by GPC View Post
IJN Kaga has been found 17,000 ft under the waves.
Damn, that's a long way underwater...
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Old 21 October 2019, 12:13
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They found another of the Japanese carriers sunk at Midway, but haven't figured out yet whether it is Akagi or Soryu.
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Old 21 October 2019, 13:21
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They identified the second wreck as Akagi.
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Old 21 October 2019, 15:09
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One of the vessels they found back in May was the USS St Lo. She was part of Taffy 3, a task force of 6 escort carriers, 3 DDs, and 4 DDEs. They were attacked by a Japanese fleet that included IJN Yamato, three other battleships, 8 cruisers and a dozen destroyers in the Battle of Samar.

Really cool story by a sailor who survived the sinking of the St Lo here:
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Old 21 October 2019, 15:46
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Originally Posted by Expatmedic View Post
Is it me or do the door latches in this picture look pristine and or very different than the rest of the hull?

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Looking at the photo an running it thru a couple of photo programs. It is my thinking that the Door was closed an opened by who or something. Why I state this is look at the image of a door being closed for so long an opened the imprint of the door , just my 1 cent thinking

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Old 24 October 2019, 16:45
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Regarding the door - the dogs are likely a different metal such as Bronze that withstands saltwater a lot better than steel and paint.
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