A STRANGE WHIM OF THE SEA: The Wreck of the USS Macaw
On January 16, 1944, the submarine rescue vessel USS Macaw ran aground at Midway Atoll while attempting to tow the stranded submarine USS Flier. On Febuary 12, enormous waves nudged the ship backward into deeper water. As night fell the Macaw slowly sank, three of the 22 sailors on board, the captain, his executive officer and 20 enlisted men were swept overboard. 18 pages of photos.
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