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Old 08-22-2017, 03:44 PM   #1
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http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2017/...bout-submarine
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Old 08-26-2017, 11:57 AM   #2
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Liked it! It's incredible how a massive ship can move so far underwater. From pictures I recognized the "Virginia" as a National Bulk Carriers built ship; they were very odd-looking for the time.

http://uboat.net/allies/merchants/1635.html

She looks a lot like the "Pan Pennsylvania", whose wreck and artifacts have also been found:

http://njscuba.net/sites/site_u550.php
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