Nov. 7, 2014 — Project Recover locates its first WWII Aircraft in partnership with SCRIPPS Institution of Oceanography and University of Delaware’s College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment and is the subject of a film by camera maker GoPro and the CBS news magazine “60 Minutes.” Supported by a grant from the Office of Naval Research, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, oceanographer Eric Terrill and Mark Moline from the University of Delaware have teamed up with the nonprofit group BentProp Project in a public-private partnership to bring closure to families that have waited for several generations for final word on the fate of their loved ones. At the same time, the project provides a test bed for …
F6F 3 Hellcat found in Palau on Mission 16. BentProp and Team Project Recover end with the win. Now the wait begins for recovery and identification.
Dr. Mark Moline, Director of the School of Marine Science and Policy within UDel College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment, speaks about work with BentProp.
Pat Scannon, Project Recover Founder, helped located the Japanese trawler President George H. W. Bush sank as a young aviator in World War II.