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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian07 Feb 2019 6:39 p.m. PST

A team of researchers from the organization started by billionaire philanthropist Paul Allen found the wreck of the first Japanese battleship sunk by the U.S. Navy during World War II…

Wackmole9 Supporting Member of TMP07 Feb 2019 6:50 p.m. PST

Was Hiei found by Bob Ballard during his lost fleet of guadalcanal show/book.

dragon607 Feb 2019 8:41 p.m. PST

Was Hiei found by Ballad?

Personal logo Andrew Walters Supporting Member of TMP08 Feb 2019 8:50 a.m. PST

Neat, and great work.

There's something eerie about it sitting there, 3000 feet under water, in total darkness, for decades and decades.

Cke1st08 Feb 2019 9:56 p.m. PST

Ballard found the Kirishima, Hiei's sister ship, which was sunk a day or two later by USS Washington.

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