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La tragedia del «USS Indianápolis», el buque espía cuya tripulación fue desmembrada por tiburones
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It& been 72 years since the USS Indianapolis went missing after a Japanese submarine torpedoed it in the final days of World War II.

The cruiser was returning from a secret mission to deliver atomic bomb components when it was sunk by a Japanese submarine. The ensuing loss of life is the largest at sea in U.

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Researchers have found the wreckage of the U. warship Indianapolis, which was sunk by a Japanese torpedo in the final days of World War Two, more than feet kilometers) below the surface of the Pacific Ocean, the Navy said on Saturday.

La tragedia del «USS Indianápolis», el buque espía cuya tripulación fue desmembrada por tiburones

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USS Indianapolis off Mare Island Navy Yard, California, 10 July after her final overhaul and repair of combat damage.

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USS Indianapolis CA-35, carrying parts and the enriched uranium (about half of the world's supply of Uranium-235 at the time) for the atomic bomb Little Boy, which would later be dropped on Hiroshima
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USS Indianapolis carrying parts and the enriched uranium (about half of the world's supply of at the time) for the atomic bomb Little Boy, which would later be dropped on Hiroshima

Allen announced Friday that a research vessel belonging to his organization has located wreckage from the USS Indianapolis in the Philippine Sea.

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USS Indianapolis CA-35, carrying parts and the enriched uranium (about half of the world's supply of Uranium-235 at the time) for the atomic bomb Little Boy, which would later be dropped on Hiroshima

USS Indianapolis CA-35, carrying parts and the enriched uranium (about half of the world's supply of Uranium-235 at the time) for the atomic bomb Little Boy, which would later be dropped on Hiroshima
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USS Quincy (CA-39) sunk by gunfire and torpedoes of Japanese warships off Savo, Solomon Islands, 9 August 1942
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USS Quincy (CA-39) sunk by gunfire and torpedoes of Japanese warships off Savo, Solomon Islands, 9 August 1942

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The last Voyage of the USS Indianapolis.
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Last Voyage of the USS Indianapolis

A team of civilian researchers led by entrepreneur and philanthropist Paul G. Allen has announced they have found the wr

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The last Voyage of the USS Indianapolis.

The last Voyage of the USS Indianapolis.
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USS Louisville and USS San Francisco operating in the Bering Sea, May 1943.
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USS Louisville and USS San Francisco operating in the Bering Sea, May 1943.

USS Louisville and USS San Francisco operating in the Bering Sea, May 1943.

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The U.S. Navy heavy cruiser USS Indianapolis (CA-35) underway in 1944.

After leaving the Hunter's Point Naval Shipyard in San Francisco, with her cargo that would bring an end to WWII the USS Indianapolis sailed on into the history books and along with most of her crew would never see the San Francisco Bay Area again.

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The most famous PT boat in WW II...skipper John F Kennedy's PT 109

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Heavy cruiser USS Louisville, 1945.

Heavy cruiser USS Louisville, 1945.

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USS Indianapolis Crew | CA - USS Indianapolis (CA-35) :: Cruisers :: USA

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14 in Pennsylvania class battleship USS Arizona in she was the principal victim at Pearl Harbor seven years later, blowing up with heavy loss of life.

La tragedia del «USS Indianápolis», el buque espía cuya tripulación fue desmembrada por tiburones

USS Indianapolis off Mare Island Navy Yard, California, 10 July after her final overhaul and repair of combat damage.

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