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melm00se

(4,988 posts)
Fri Feb 17, 2023, 10:40 PM Feb 2023

One of the 52 submarines on Eternal Patrol

has been located.

The USS Albacore (SS 218) was located off the coast of Hokkaido, Japan where she disappeared in late 1944 (Japanese documents list that she struck a mine) and was struck from the Navy registry in 1945.

You can read about her here:
Albacore II (SS-218)

In her career, she sank 10 enemy vessels including the Japanese carrier Taihō, won the 4 Presidential Unit Citations and 9 battle stars.

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One of the 52 submarines on Eternal Patrol (Original Post) melm00se Feb 2023 OP
11 war patrols was a lot. EX500rider Feb 2023 #1
... flying rabbit Feb 2023 #2
. calimary Feb 2023 #3
+100. MarineCombatEngineer Feb 2023 #4
... Duppers Feb 2023 #5
Rest In Peace. It is very good to have found the ship/sub. Irish_Dem Feb 2023 #6
If you are interested in following the Lost 52 project melm00se Feb 2023 #7

EX500rider

(10,829 posts)
1. 11 war patrols was a lot.
Fri Feb 17, 2023, 10:53 PM
Feb 2023

Six of the ten enemy sinkings were enemy combatant ships, ranking her as one of the most successful submarines against enemy combatants during World War II.

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