Midway, Petrel and the Pacific Graveyard

November 6, 2019 – A confluence of Hollywood magic and deep-sea science are rekindling global appreciation for the U.S. Navy’s rich heritage of determination, courageousness and sacrifice. In the midst of the promotion and release of the star-studded movie war movie “Midway,” the research vessel (R/V) Petrel has announced and beamed haunting images of shipwreck discoveries dating back to the most precarious of days in the Pacific in World War II. The U.S. Navy has supported both of these efforts in hopes of reminding the public – and its own…

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