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USS Johnston (DD-557), deepest shipwreck recorded, found off Samar Island

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Posted at Apr 06 2021 11:39 AM

USS Johnston (DD-557), deepest shipwreck recorded, found off Samar Island

This handout photograph taken on March 31, 2021 and released on April 3, 2021 by Caladan Oceanic shows the main wreckage of the USS Johnston (DD-557), a US Navy Fletcher-class destroyer that sank during the Battle of Samar in World War II, resting on the ocean floor off Samar Island in the Philippines. The USS Johnston (DD-557) wreckage, found at a depth of nearly 6,500 meters is the deepest shipwreck ever recorded.