73 thoughts on “An Exclusive First Look Inside USS Indianapolis Wreckage Underwater | TODAY

  • September 14, 2017 at 10:52 pm
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    the turret of the cruiser is in good shape in the water

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  • September 24, 2017 at 1:14 am
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    rest in peace George horvath

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  • October 19, 2017 at 5:04 pm
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    At 18k foot sea trench water pressure is high but watch the guns and the whole structure don´t get crushed.Just watch the bell,it remains untouched.The steel the ship was made of was good.

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  • December 19, 2017 at 11:48 pm
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    Thanks for the information.

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  • December 21, 2017 at 3:11 am
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    @ .40 SEC, WHY IS THERE A,"JAPANESE RISING SUN" FLAG ON THE U.S.S. INDIANAPOLIS??????

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  • January 12, 2018 at 9:46 am
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    What about the nuke?

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  • January 14, 2018 at 1:24 pm
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    why keep the wrecks location a secret?

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  • January 22, 2018 at 8:15 am
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    They used simulation from wows. I love that game and the Indi is my favorite.

    May all those lost in the sinking who pulled up anchor, let loose the bonds of the earth, and sailed into eternity… Rest In Peace.

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  • January 23, 2018 at 2:46 pm
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    "Japanese submarine slammed two torpedoes into our side, Chief."

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  • March 15, 2018 at 12:00 am
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    Why would a American ship have Japanese markings

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  • March 22, 2018 at 2:21 pm
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    This is not the wreck of uss Indianapolis sorry to say honestly we believe the uss is around the Mediterranean trench

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  • July 23, 2018 at 4:41 pm
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    Nice one, thanks 🙂

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  • July 24, 2018 at 3:18 am
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    It's not "still considered one of the greatest tragedies in U.S. naval history". It IS without question the single worst U.S. naval disaster ever.

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  • July 26, 2018 at 11:44 am
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    Lol they used world of warships for animations

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  • July 29, 2018 at 12:25 am
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    Nom.

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  • July 29, 2018 at 10:54 am
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    WAR GRAVE. Shut it up.

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  • August 7, 2018 at 1:10 pm
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    Pity the Titanic, although not a war grave was and is still a grave site , but has been desecrated by grave robbers for its artifacts.

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  • August 26, 2018 at 9:57 am
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    The remains look in good conditions after this long time. Colour and markings look very clear.
    R.I.P. Crew of USS Indianapolis.
    Greetings from Germany

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  • September 18, 2018 at 2:29 am
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    I saw a 🇯🇵 flag and I just don’t think are boys put it there because the officers wouldn’t have stood for that . What reason would that Japanese flag be on the Indianapolis ?

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  • September 19, 2018 at 5:06 am
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    Today show hypocrites

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  • September 19, 2018 at 9:05 am
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    I'm glad it's sunk there had atomic bomb which do you want to do bomb the Japanese

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  • September 19, 2018 at 5:17 pm
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    sad, only 19 sailors left from that great ship and that great generation…

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  • September 21, 2018 at 8:40 pm
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    "See a shark, he got lifeless eyes, black as coal, kinda like a dolls eyes. When he swims at ya, he don't seem to be livin', til he bites ya. Then the water turns red and there's all that high pitched screamin' No sir chiefy, I'll never put on a life jacket again." Robert
    Shaw from the movie, "Jaws."

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  • October 25, 2018 at 10:41 pm
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    Those Japanese ( LONG LANCE TORPEDOS ) we're dangerous

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  • October 29, 2018 at 12:15 am
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    how deep does the Indianapolis lie? The Titanic lie at around 12,500 ft, the Yorktown lies at 18,000 feet, and the Bismark around 15,700 ft. just found out she lies 5,500 ft deeper than the Titanic

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  • October 29, 2018 at 4:39 am
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    I just finished a second book on the USS Indianapolis and this video was amazing I recognize the three guns from photos and it’s a good discoveryThat they found it it’s like it happened yesterday seeing the ship

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  • November 10, 2018 at 2:17 pm
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    The USS Indianapolis movie's ending stated that the wreck was never found. A year after the film was released, it's finally discovered!

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  • November 15, 2018 at 5:51 pm
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    It is good that she lies too deep for scavengers. This can not be said for the Dutch and British ships who were sunk by the Japanese in Indonesia. Many ship wrecks have been dismantled by illegal scrap-capitalists, who cared little for the lives lost.

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  • November 19, 2018 at 3:18 am
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    The sharks had a good time 🦈

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  • November 27, 2018 at 5:02 am
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    Such perky, upbeat commentary from the Today Show host (sorry, don't know his name, I don't watch morning shows)…makes Baba Wawa sound Murrowesque in comparison.

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  • December 8, 2018 at 1:53 pm
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    Paul Allen RIP

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  • December 18, 2018 at 5:30 pm
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    That ship is in amazing condition, most of the paint is even still there

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  • December 18, 2018 at 5:31 pm
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    1:19 LOL they used the WoWs animation?

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  • January 9, 2019 at 2:00 am
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    Please read the book "Fatal Voyage". Your welcome.

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  • January 9, 2019 at 5:22 am
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    RIP Crew of USS Indianapolis

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  • January 12, 2019 at 5:12 pm
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    The ship shown at the 43 sec mark is a destroyer not the USS Indianapolis CA 35. The Indianapolis set a speed record which stands today 74 1/2 hours from Mare Island to Hawaii with an average speed of 29 knots.

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  • January 20, 2019 at 7:33 am
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    The sinking of USS Indianapolis occured before the sinking of Yamato few months later.

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  • January 24, 2019 at 7:08 pm
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    Mcvay was recently given his Honorary place back to where it should be. He was convicted because the politicians has to find a escape goat for the tragedy. The Japanese Submarine Captain testified in the Court Marshal that the Ship was his no mater what evasive maneuvers the Captain McVay did. They convicted Mcvay anyway. After Court he approached the Japanese Submarine Captain and asked him was there anything I could do that would have kept you from hitting my ship?" The Submarine Captain said "no". Mcvay returned to his home and on his wife's Burial day he went home and shot hisself. His family and the Japanese Captain worked years and years to set the record straight.

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  • February 6, 2019 at 3:39 pm
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    Admiral McVay then Captain of the Indianapolis was crucified! He had asked for a destroyer escort and told no because there were no longer any Japan submarines operating. The families of the dead sailers drove him to suicide!

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  • February 7, 2019 at 11:21 pm
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    Really world of warships for animations?

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  • February 8, 2019 at 7:47 pm
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    Читал книгу про Индианаполис-моряков жалко,действительно тот самый момент когда живые могут позавидовать мертвым,без воды и еды,потерянные посреди океана и никакой надежды на спасение,а кругом только океан и стаи голодных акул…

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  • February 12, 2019 at 10:21 pm
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    Did not mention 100s of deaths by sharks!

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  • February 14, 2019 at 8:59 pm
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    Thanks to a 6th grade student, Hunter Scott, doing a school research project in 1996, Captain Charles McVay was posthumously exonerated of all wrong doing by the Navy in July, 2001. 👍👏🇺🇸

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  • February 15, 2019 at 12:46 am
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    The Navy really went after the Skipper of the Indianapolis to cover up the tragedy. They even brought the Skipper of the Japanese submarine that sank the Indy to his court martial. They were trying to hold the Skipper to Dereliction of Duty for not zig-zagging. The Japanese Captain was asked "How many ships did you sink during the war?" He answered "33". Then they asked "How many were zig-zagging?" He answered "32" and explained patiently that zig-zagging was not effective, all it did was take a few more minutes to determine the course and range of the target. Even American submarine Captain's said the same thing.

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  • February 16, 2019 at 11:37 pm
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    USS Indianapolis CA 35 should have had a destroyer to escort her especially since a ship was torpedoed there a few weeks earlier and sunk. My dad who passed in 2017 at 92 was on the Heavy Cruiser USS Louisville CA 28 from 1943-46 and she was hit by kamikaze in Lingayen Gulf in Jan. 1945 with the loss of 51 sailors and Rear Admiral Theodore Chandler and over 150 men wounded. The USS Louisville completed bombardment assignment was escorted back to Mare Island for repairs. You need a destroyer to track and sink those subs. God bless our service men and women – past and present!

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  • February 17, 2019 at 1:53 pm
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    Worst Naval Disaster and only a small article in the newspaper: Cruiser Sunk, 1,196 Casualties; Took Atom Bomb Cargo to Guam

    www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/0730.html

    Read the full text of The Times article or other headlines from the day. … 14–The American heavy cruiser Indianapolis was sunk by enemy action in the …

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  • March 20, 2019 at 7:07 am
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    what is the depth of the wreck?

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  • March 23, 2019 at 7:55 am
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    Any Jaws fans?

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  • April 9, 2019 at 1:42 am
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    Anyone that takes artifacts and remains from a military ship and civilian ship that are graves and uses those artifacts to make money should be shot. If they are caught stealing artifacts from a ship grave site their ship should be sunk at the spot. Unless given special permission to

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  • May 16, 2019 at 3:59 am
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    Why would they keep it a secret when it's been 72 years underwater.

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  • May 19, 2019 at 1:55 am
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    the tragedy is the bomb they carried

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  • June 5, 2019 at 8:36 pm
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    Lol they used a game to show how the ship went down

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  • June 9, 2019 at 10:00 am
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    Just curious as to why there is a Japanese flag on the wreck at 0:40 ? Anyone know?

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  • June 24, 2019 at 8:14 pm
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    At :40 there is an imperial Japanese decal on the ship any ideas as to why?

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  • July 14, 2019 at 9:54 am
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    The USA see it as a tragic moment where as the Japanese see it as a victory. Ironic really as they delivered a bomb to end more lives.

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  • August 11, 2019 at 10:59 am
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    Thought ship was a stationary target? Now they’re saying it was moving?

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  • September 7, 2019 at 6:53 am
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    My uncle went down with the ship according the letter my aunt received….

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  • September 16, 2019 at 1:53 pm
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    1:17 they used world of warships

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  • September 23, 2019 at 6:35 am
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    I wonder how many bodies are still in there

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  • October 17, 2019 at 4:00 pm
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    The animation they showed has better CGI than the movie.

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  • October 31, 2019 at 7:35 pm
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    You got the numbers wrong. Over 1,100 men went into the water.

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  • November 3, 2019 at 4:16 pm
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    The ship's bell should be salvaged and sent to Annapolis ..

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  • November 6, 2019 at 1:57 am
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    interesting video, but geez, the announcer's voice is obnoxious.

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  • November 8, 2019 at 10:29 am
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    0:41 Japanese Flag.

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  • November 9, 2019 at 5:47 pm
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    My brother's wife's brother was a new Ensign that was one of the 300 some odd survivors.Harlen Twible……… He passed away last year. I was fortunate to e living in Florida and was able to attend his services and give my family's final respects.

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  • November 9, 2019 at 6:00 pm
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    I thought that the gun barrels had been flattened, but it's just the paint scheme

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  • November 10, 2019 at 3:03 am
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    R.I.P USS Indianapolis. Salutations from Indiana

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  • November 12, 2019 at 12:31 am
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    I wonder why a Japanese Imperial flag is on the ship at 0:39 Perhaps placed there because a flak gun positioned around that area shot down an airplane and the crew wanted to mark it?

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  • November 12, 2019 at 3:04 pm
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    So they can find ships 80 years later but can find a plane two hours later? Makes sense

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  • November 12, 2019 at 6:09 pm
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    So how come there's a Japanese sticker on her? Is it proof of a sunken Japanese vessel by this ship?

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  • November 14, 2019 at 2:36 am
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    USS Indianapolis CA-35, heavy cruiser.

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  • November 14, 2019 at 7:23 pm
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    My uncle was on that ship he lived but spent a while in the water sad stories he used to tell us

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  • November 16, 2019 at 10:08 am
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    A sad loss

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