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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…

https://news.usni.org/2019/02/06/40942

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?
No

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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