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Great Photos from Shipwrecks of the Aleutian and Pribilof Islands

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Shipwrecks of the Aleutian and Pribilof Islands What kind of sub is this? – Japanese? And look at this great archive photo of occupied Kiska under attack – and captured Japanese subs 1 and 2

Aleutian Islands and Pribilof Islands Shipwrecks

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This is a listing of shipwrecks near Sitka, Alaska. Could the searchers see these ships with the sonar? From: Aleutian Islands and Pribilof Islands Shipwrecks Kiska Is., 1942, June 19th, Japanese oiler Nissan Maru bombed and sunk in Kiska Harbor, Kiska Is. Kiska Is., 1942, July 5th, Japanese destroyer Arare torpedoed and sunk at entrance […]

A Grunion memorial letter from 1942

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This is an interesting find. It’s a letter that is postmarked on Dec 7th, 1942 with a graphic depiction of two submariners – Merritt D. Graham and Daniel Cullinane. It’s address to Mr. James Cass, Jr in Hyde Park, Mass. Submarine. Postmarked on the first anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. Raised print “In […]

‘The Hunt for the Grunion’ – by Daniel E. Black for the Newton TAB

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The hunt for the Grunion By Daniel E. Black/ Staff Writer TownOnline.com Wednesday, June 21, 2006 Resting more than a mile below the surface of the Bering Sea, the missing World War II submarine, the USS Grunion, won’t be easy to find. With its exact location unknown, the search-and-discover mission to scour the ocean floor […]