• Short Summary

    A FLORAL REPLICA OF THE SUBMARINE "THRESHER" LOST OFF THE UNITED STATES ATLANTIC COAST WAS DROPPED ON MONDAY OVER THE SPOT WHERE SHE VANISHED, FIVE DAYS EARLIER.

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    A FLORAL REPLICA OF THE SUBMARINE "THRESHER" LOST OFF THE UNITED STATES ATLANTIC COAST WAS DROPPED ON MONDAY OVER THE SPOT WHERE SHE VANISHED, FIVE DAYS EARLIER.

    THE FIRST CAPTAIN OF "THRESHER", COMMANDER DEAN AXENE, AND A PART OF NAVY CHAPLAINS, FLEW ABOARD THE AIRCRAFT FROM WHICH THE TRIBUTE WAS DROPPED.

    "THRESHER" IS THOUGHT TO LIE CRUMPLED ON THE OCEAN BED ABOUT 8,400 FEET BELOW THE SPOT WHERE SHE MADE HER LAST DIVE. NAVY UNITS AND SCIENTISTS ARE TRYING TO PINPOINT THE EXACT LOCATION OF THE WRECK. A CREW AND CIVILIAN TRIALS PARTY TOTALLING 129 MEN WERE LOST ABOARD THE SUBMARINE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADEAXYZ88P6IJDB3IQBE6KEPPX
    Media URN:
    VLVADEAXYZ88P6IJDB3IQBE6KEPPX
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/04/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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