JHD sent this link along, pics of the sinking of the ex-USS Oriskany:
The Oriskany is now immortal! Thought you’d like these pics.
BTW, within 12 hours fish will begin setting up shop. Within one week the entire carrier will be habitat for thousands. Within a month she will be on every skipper’s honey hole list!
Gone But Not Forgotten!
She’ll be on every fishing boat’s GPS forever!
They were never quite sure…
Update: Well, courtesy of Murdoc – here’s what she looks like now: Pretty cool. I dove a wreck in the PI, back in the day, and Thailand too. And somehow, when passing through the Phillipine Sea, I could almost feel the souls of all those murdered warships crying out from the murky bottom.
Never dove there, though.