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.
Photo taken July 1945 off Mare Island Reading In Harm's Way was personal to me.
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.
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USS Indianapolis off Mare Island Navy Yard, California, 10 July after her final overhaul and repair of combat damage.
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.