WW2 IJN BB found

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Confirmation of a story which originally broke a year ago. Hopefully to be respected as a war grave, but given the fate of other wrecks, and the potential value of pre-atomic bomb steel, maybe better to have not found her.

'One of the first Japanese battleship to be sunk by US forces during World War II has been discovered in the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific by a research organisation set up by the late billionaire Paul Allen. Imperial Japanese Navy ship Hiei, which sank on November 14, 1942, was spotted on the seabed by experts from the research vessel RV Petrel.'



Major WWII shipwreck discovered in South Pacific
 

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