Wreckage of USS Samuel B. Roberts found

Started by steve58, June 24, 2022, 08:53:43 AM

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steve58

The USS Samuel B. Roberts [DE-413] was part of Taffy 3 in the Battle off Samar.

https://twitter.com/USNHistory/status/1540309884444594176

Apparently the wreck is at 6,895 meters depth, slightly deeper than the USS Johnston which is at 6,460 meters.  That makes the USS Samuel B. Roberts the deepest shipwreck found and surveyed.

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