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Month: May 2022

Memorial Day 2022 | Remembering Lost Submariners

Memorial Day 2022 | Remembering Lost Submariners

HELP US BUILD A MEMORIAL TO SUBMARINERS IN TENNESSEE May 30, 2022 Hello Friends. The Tennessee Submarine Memorial Association joins our fellow citizens today in commemorating the Americans who have made the supreme sacrifice for the United States. Among them were 87 men from Tennessee who were lost in war and peace serving in U.S. submarines and related duties. We invite you to visit the TSMA’s web site (Donate Link) and contribute to that effort. Today, we would like to…

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Remembering the USS Scorpion | May 22

Remembering the USS Scorpion | May 22

Today we remember our 99 Submariner brothers who were lost onboard USS Scorpion (SSN589) in the Atlantic Ocean on May 22, 1968 and their families. The exact cause of Scorpion’s sinking about 400 miles southwest of the Azore islands, in 10,000 feet of water, is unknown. There are numerous theories based on extensive analysis of the wreckage and acoustic recordings and some conspiracy theories that seek to explain the loss. We will leave those conversations to others. Virgil Alexander Wright,…

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