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World’s deepest shipwreck FOUND: WWII US Navy ship discovered more than 22,600ft below the surface

More than 22,600 feet below the surface of the Pacific Ocean lies a WWII US Navy destroyer that has been named the world’s deepest shipwreck.

The USS Destroyer Escort Samuel B. Roberts (DE-413), known as the Sammy B, was located on Wednesday in the Philippine Sea.

The vessel went down during the Battle Off Samar in the Philippine Sea in October 1944 after it was hit by Japanese fire.

The Sammy B, however, was not discovered by scientists, but by Texas billionaire Victor Vescovo, who owns a deep-diving submersible.

On October 15, the Japanese did one last hail Mary to engage Allied navy forces off the coast of the Philippines, which were on their way west and away from the enemy fire line

The Sammy B, however, was one of the last remaining US ships, and is known for its heroic stand…


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