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Old 20 August 2017, 12:29 AM
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Default USS Indianapolis discovered 18,000 feet below Pacific surface

It's been 72 years since the USS Indianapolis went missing after a Japanese submarine torpedoed it in the final days of World War II.
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Old 22 August 2017, 10:29 PM
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In the "topic titles you swear you saw" vein, a friend of mine swears he heard a television report of this story say that the ship was sunk by a "Japanese tornado."
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Old 23 August 2017, 03:04 PM
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I'm interested in why they consider this ship to have been missing, versus merely sunk. I mean, there were survivors (if not many) who knew the ship sank.

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Old 23 August 2017, 03:07 PM
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It was considered "missing" because they didn't know exactly where the wreckage was.
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