Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Mystery Endures Over Fate Of USS Grunion

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After 70 Years, Mystery Endures Over Fate Of USS Grunion -- McClatchy News

ANCHORAGE — On July 30, 1942, the USS Grunion, a 312-foot-long submarine prowling off the Aleutian Islands, contacted Navy officials in Dutch Harbor. It had sunk two Japanese sub chasers and damaged a third. It was down to its last 10 torpedoes. The Navy ordered it to return to base.

It never arrived and was never heard from again.

For nearly 70 years its fate remained unknown -- a nagging mystery for the families of the men who vanished with it.

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