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melm00se

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February 18, 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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