The wreck of the World War II aircraft carrier USS Hornet (CV-8) has been discovered off the Solomon Islands by a research organization set up by the late billionaire Paul Allen.

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  • Wreck of World War II carrier USS Hornet discovered in South Pacific
    SEATTLE (AP) — A research vessel funded by the late Seattle billionaire Paul Allen has discovered the wreckage of an American aircraft carrier sunk in the South Pacific during ... research vessel ...
    02/17/2019 - 10:12 am | View Link
  • Wreck of WWII Aircraft Carrier Hornet Discovered in South Pacific
    Allen’s Vulcan Inc. 1.1-inch anti-aircraft guns on the wreckage of the USS Hornet. Photo courtesy of Paul G. Allen’s Vulcan Inc. The wreck of the World War II aircraft carrier USS Hornet (CV-8) has ...
    02/15/2019 - 5:40 am | View Link
  • Vessel discovers wreck of World War II carrier USS Hornet
    (read more) SEATTLE (AP) — A research vessel funded by the late Seattle billionaire Paul Allen has discovered the wreckage of an American aircraft carrier sunk in the South Pacific during ... vessel ...
    02/15/2019 - 4:18 am | View Link
  • Wreck of World War Two aircraft carrier USS Hornet found three miles deep at the bottom of the Pacific after 76 years
    What’s left of the ship has now been discovered at the bottom of the South Pacific ... “We had Hornet on our list of WWII warships that we wanted to locate because of its place in history as an ...
    02/13/2019 - 4:07 am | View Link
  • The wreck of a WWII US Navy aircraft carrier, USS Hornet, found in the South Pacific
    Last March, it discovered a different American aircraft carrier, the USS Lexington. Robert Kraft, who heads subsea operations for Vulcan, said the Hornet was on their list as a key shipwreck of ...
    02/13/2019 - 4:05 am | View Link
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  • Wreck of WWII aircraft carrier USS Hornet found in South ...
    A World War II aircraft carrier, best known for taking part in the Doolittle raid on Japan in April 1942, the USS Hornet, has been discovered off the coast of the Soloman Islands in the South Pacific. The wreck was found at a depth of nearly 17,500 feet. Hornet was sunk during the brutal battle of the Santa Cruz Islands that raged from Oct. 25 to Oct. 27, 1942.
    04/16/2019 - 3:38 pm | View Website
  • R/V Petrel Locates Lost WWII Aircraft Carrier | Paul Allen
    By The Editors - February 12, 2019. One of the most important aircraft carriers in WWII history has been located thanks to efforts from the crew of Paul Allen’s R/V Petrel. The discovery of the USS Hornet was made during Petrel’s first mission of 2019.. The Hornet played a pivotal role in some of the most important moments in WWII naval history, including the Doolittle Raid and the Battle ...
    04/16/2019 - 2:41 pm | View Website
  • WWII USS Hornet found in South Pacific after 76 years by R ...
    A sunken World War II US aircraft carrier that had been lost for more than 76 years was found in the South Pacific Ocean. The USS Hornet played a key role in the Doolittle Raid on Tokyo but sank ...
    04/16/2019 - 1:12 am | View Website
  • WWII Wreck Found of USS Wasp, Where 176 Died After Torpedo ...
    In the treacherous waters of the Atlantic and the bomber-laden Mediterranean of World War II, the USS Wasp, a 741-foot-long aircraft carrier, came out
    03/14/2019 - 11:38 am | View Website
  • Deep sea explorers discover USS Wasp, another WWII ...
    Wreckage of WWII aircraft carrier USS Hornet discovered in expedition "I saw where they had found the Hornet, and I said, 'Well, take a look over on the other side and you'll find the Wasp!'"
    03/14/2019 - 4:29 am | View Website
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