The researchers found the remains of the famous aircraft carrier, which sank during the Second world war. He was found at a depth of about 5 km near the Solomon Islands.
This writes Bi-bi-si.
Found the ship USS Hornet (CV-8) the team of Paul Allen’s “Petrel”. It was the first research trip of the expedition in 2019. Deep drone was transferred to the surface of photos of the ship, which is well preserved.
On it and near it were found the planes, which at the time of death of the ship were on deck.
It’s an American aircraft carrier type “Yorktown”, which was used in the United States from 1941 to 1942, the hornet has played a key role in some of the most important naval battles of the Second world war, including the Doolittle RAID and the battle of midway. The ship participated in the RAID on Tokyo in 1942 in the battle of midway. It was badly damaged during the battle near the Islands of Santa Cruz in late October 1942, abandoned by crew and sunk.
During the same expedition were found the Japanese battleship “Hiam”, which was part of the escort carriers during the attack on pearl Harbor in December 1941. He was also sunk in 1942 in the Solomon Islands.
The main task of the team of expedici “Petrel” is the search for the famous lost ships. So, a year ago, the team “Petrel” found another sunken American aircraft carrier “Lexington”. This was found battleship “Indianapolis”, Japanese battleship “Musashi”, the Italian destroyer “Artillery”.
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