Category: USS Samuel B. Roberts

World War II USS Destroyer Escort Samuel B. Roberts Discovered in the Philippine Sea at 22,000 Feet

Explorer Victor Vescovo, the founder of Caladan Oceanic, and EYOS Expeditions announced the discovery of the wreck of USS Destroyer Escort Samuel B. Roberts (DE-413), known colloquially as the ‘Sammy B’ on June 22. Pilot Victor Vescovo, alongside sonar specialist Jeremie Morizet of France, dove and located the wreck of the ‘Sammy B’ from bow to stern – although broken into two pieces separated by about 10 meters – resting on a slope at a depth of more than 22,000 feet maximum depth. […]

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