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Wreck of WWII aircraft carrier USS Hornet discovered in the South Pacific
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Crew Finds USS Hornet in a Graveyard of WWII Ships
Flightdeck Width: ft. Draft: 22 ft Displacement: 20, tons Propulsion: Geared Turbines, 4 shafts, , shaft horsepower Speed: 34 kts. Mitscher Captain Charles P. Frank Knox, wife of the Secretary of the Navy. LTC James Doolittle made the decision to immediately launch all bombers at hours in gale force winds 45kt and 30 foot seas.
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Doolittle's raiders struck from Tokyo to Osaka incurring only superficial damage. But, the boost to American morale in the aftermath of Pearl Harbor was immeasurable. Japanese carrier-based planes were reported headed for Midway in the early morning.
Sunken aircraft carrier Hornet — best known for Doolittle Raid — located miles below the waves
They were met by overwhelming fighter opposition about 8 miles from three enemy carriers and followed all the way in to be shot down one by one. George H. Gay, USNR, the only surviving pilot, reached the surface as his plane sunk.