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July 30, 2009

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Bruce mbabele@999info.net Today marks the 67th anniversary of the loss of the Grunion, a day that 70 young men gave their lives in the service of their country. It was also a day that the lives of wives, parents, sisters, brothers, nieces, nephews and friends would forever be dramatically changed. Since that day there has […]

Status Report July 13

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Bruce mbabele@999info.net As almost everybody who is familiar with the Grunion story knows the dismal performance of the Mark 14 torpedo was a major contributor to the loss of the sub. There is a relatively new book out Iron Men & Tin Fish by Anthony Newpower which does an excellent job in describing both the […]