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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian21 May 2019 9:18 p.m. PST

Tabloids might call this "the untold story" of what caused the sinking of the submarine Scorpion in 1968. Probabilities that a Soviet torpedo, or safety and maintenance shortcomings, were to blame are extremely remote, according to the Special Assistant for Submarines to the Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research and Development at the time. All the evidence, he says, points to a more probable cause…

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Lion in the Stars22 May 2019 6:49 a.m. PST

Yeah, that's a really grim possibility.

But I still think it was a Jam Dive, as I have explained before.

coopman24 May 2019 1:19 p.m. PST

Good article and comments following it. Thanks.

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