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  • Filomena Duarte

    On 22 May 1968 the nuclear submarine USS Scorpion (SSN 589) was lost with all hands 400 miles southwest of the Azores. I remember this because, we left the azores in 1969 to come to Canada

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USS Scorpion (SSN-589) was a Skipjack-class nuclear submarine of the United States Navy, and the sixth vessel of the U.S. Navy to carry that name. Scorpion was declared lost on 5 June 1968 with 99 crewmen dying in the incident. Sinking most likely due to an internal explosion) on 22 May 1968 460 miles southwest of the Azores in the Atlantic Ocean.

USS Scorpion (SSN-589) was a Skipjack-class nuclear submarine of the United States Navy, and the sixth ship of the U.S. Navy to carry that name. Scorpion was declared lost on 5 June 1968 with 99 crew members dying in the incident. Later information confirmed that the Scorpion imploded at 18:42:33Z due to two low level explosions occurring at 18:20:43Z caused by the battery exploding. The hull collapsed due to a loss of depth control at a depth of 2015 feet. See information sent to the Navy by...

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