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ROV Deep Discoverer Surveys B-29 Superfortress

2016
Sep 16
ROV Deep Discoverer Surveys B-29 Superfortress
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NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research

NOAA remotely operated vehicle Deep Discoverer, deployed from NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer, surveys the wreck of a B-29 Superfortress resting upsidedown on the seafloor near Tinian Island during a 2016 expedition. This is the first B-29 crash site found of over a dozen American B-29s lost in the vicinity of Tinian and Saipan while flying missions during World War II. 

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