July 16, 2024

Japanese Team Finds US WWII Sub

A team of Japanese researchers have located the missing submarine Albacore off Hokkaido, Japan’s northernmost main island. USS Albacore (SS-218) had one of the most successful combat records of all Navy submarines in World War II when it sank near the strait between Hokkaido and Honshu islands, a main shipping channel on Nov. 7, 1944.