n a mission funded by NOAA, Project Recover located the stern of USS Abner Read, a WWII destroyer, off the coast of Alaska. The stern of USS Abner Read was torn off the destroyer in an explosion in the early morning hours of August 18th, 1943.
Project Recover Discovers Stern of World War II U.S. Destroyer off Remote Alaskan Island in NOAA-supported Mission.
Kelly Family Shares MIA Research On Memorial Day 2013, Scott Althaus did what he thought every family should do on Memorial Day; he began searching WWII records for his family’s war heroes and MIAs. One of the men he wanted to research was his cousin once removed, 2nd Lt. Thomas Kelly, Jr., who had been Missing In Action (MIA) since …
Navy Aviation Radioman 3rd Class Walter E. Mintus, WWII radioman, was accounted for on June 25, 2018, the DPAA announced. His funeral is scheduled for November 10th in his hometown. Mintus was a WWII radioman aboard a TBM-1c Avenger in the U.S. Navy Torpedo Squadron Fifty One (VT-51) based on the USS San Jacinto. Project Recover located the Avenger in …
Find out what happened and how the Solomons MIA search mission went on this final article of the the teams experience in the Solomon Islands.
As locating World War II MIAs makes national headlines, more people want to research their family’s MIA. This post outlines the first three steps to take.
Follow the team on the latest adventure scuba diving MIA crash sites deep in the South Pacific and get the inside look on what and how the teams locate MIAs
Follow the team on their mission to the Solomon islands to find Solomon islands MIAs through this first post about the team, the mission and getting there.
The importance of family was evident at the funeral of Lt. William Q. Punnell, MIA WWII pilot. Punnell’s surviving nephew and grand-nephew attended.
Meet the team, share in the experience as the team heads to Mexico for WWII MIA search training in multi-beam sonar and the latest in 3D modeling.