In the three-kilometer depth near the Solomon Islands found on the American aircraft carrier USS Wasp torpedoed by the Japanese in 1942 during the battle for Guadalcanal.
The ship was found by the expedition of the researchers on the ship Petrel, founded by the late co-founder of Microsoft Paul Allen, reports CBS News. Previously it was found in January sunk another aircraft carrier, USS Hornet.
When you find the USS Wasp helped a sailor from the crew of the dead ship, Jim Forrester, who is now 98 years old. “Suddenly we got hit by torpedoes. Imagine that you hit right now. One of the torpedoes struck the fuel tanks, and the ship was hell. I grabbed his nose and for personal belongings and jumped into the Pacific ocean… It was home for me. I lost two really good friends. They were mechanics in aviation and have probably been in the compartments where bombs were stored. They had no chance,” he told reporters Forrester.
The exact spot where sank the aircraft carrier USS Wasp, kept secret, to protect him from the hunters of artifacts, and is recognized as the burial of the sailors of the Navy.
Previously in France found the submarine during the First world war. The submarine lay there in the mud, but seemed due to currents and strong ebb.
Also in Portugal found the ship with spices, which is more than 400 years. Archaeologists and divers have already found it a pepper and other spices, nine bronze cannons from the Portuguese coat of arms, Chinese porcelain and cowrie shells. It was also officially confirmed by finding the legendary Golden Galleon “San Jose” sank in the Caribbean sea. Its cargo is now estimated at $ 17 billion.
Interesting discovery found in the Kiev reservoir. They found the German bombs during the Second world war, the decision on the bombing on the spot.