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Explorers find WWII Navy destroyer, deepest wreck discovered

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The USS Samuel B. Roberts, popularly known as the Sammy B, has been found. The destroyer engaged a superior Japanese fleet in the largest sea battle of World War II. Of a 224-man crew, 89 died and 120 were saved, including the captain, Lt. Cmdr. Robert W. Copeland.
2 months ago·Manila, Philippines

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News18 India

World's Deepest Shipwreck, A World War II Era US Navy Destroyer, Found Near Philippines

A US navy destroyer sunk during World War II has been found nearly 7,000 metres (23,000 feet) below sea level off the Philippines, making it the world's deepest shipwreck ever located, an American exploration team said.

2 months ago·India
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The Guardian

US navy destroyer is deepest shipwreck ever discovered – video

A US navy destroyer has become the deepest shipwreck to be discovered, according to explorers.The USS Samuel B Roberts, known as the 'Sammy B', was identified on Wednesday broken into two pieces on a slope at a depth of 6,985m (22,916ft), or about four miles. It engaged a Japanese fleet in the largest sea battle of the second world war in the PhilippinesShipwreck of US destroyer ‘Sammy B’ becomes deepest ever discoveredContinue reading...

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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CTV News

Explorers find Second World War Navy destroyer, deepest wreck discovered

A U.S. Navy destroyer that engaged a superior Japanese fleet in the largest sea battle of the Second World War in the Philippines has become the deepest wreck to be discovered, according to explorers.

2 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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The Independent

Explorers find WWII Navy destroyer, deepest wreck discovered

Explorers say they found the wreckage of the USS Samuel B

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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NDTV

"Deepest Shipwreck Ever Located": US Navy's WWII Ship Discovered Off Philippines

A US navy destroyer, USS Samuel B Roberts, sunk during World War II has been found nearly 7,000 metres (23,000 feet) below sea level off the Philippines, making it the world's deepest shipwreck ever located.

2 months ago·New Delhi, India
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Daily Mirror

World's deepest shipwreck found 80 years after it was sunk 4 miles in WWII

USS Destroyer Escort Samuel B. Roberts, known as the Sammy B, was lost in a sea battle on October 25 1944 - but new sonar technology has allowed explorers to finally locate the wreck

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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