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Today in History - USS Thresher SSN 593
« on: April 10, 2009, 08:12:56 AM »
April 10, 1963 the USS Thresher SSN-593 sank with all hands - 129 men both crew and yard workers were aboard.   :'(

http://www.arlingtoncemetery.net/uss-thresher.htm

Rest your Oars Shipmates.

I went to sub school with a brother of one of the crew.
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Re: Today in History - USS Thresher SSN 593
« Reply #1 on: April 10, 2009, 10:49:40 AM »
Well, on a positive side this did lead to that program..."Sub Safe" it was called right?

Still, such a tragedy!