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Back from the Deep

The Strange Story of the Sister Subs Squalus and Sculpin

By LaVO, Carl
1998, United States Naval Inst.
ISBN 1557505306
Paperback, 256 pages, 26 b&w photos

Descripton: Amazing story. In 1939 the US submarine Squalus sank off the coast of New England. She was located by her sister ship Sculpin, salvaged and renamed Sailfish. In the Pacific Sculpin was later sunk and part of its crew taken prisoner. While being transported by sea to POW camp the Sailfish torpedoed the vessel killing half of the survivors from Sculpin.

From the review: This is the story of two sister submarines of the United States Navy. Their history is marked by amazing coincidence and great personal bravery and ingenuity. In outline, Squalus sank to the sea bed in a diving accident off the coast of new ...
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Allied Warships. USS Falcon
Allied Warships. USS Sailfish
Allied Warships. USS Sculpin

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