Thresher 59th Remembrance, SUBSAFE Program

NAVSEA honored and remembered the crew members of the USS Thresher (SSN-593) during the 59th remembrance ceremony in the Humphreys’ building at the Washington Navy Yard. “Thresher was the lead ship of a new class of submarines, a modern marvel of the technology of the time,” Rear Adm. Edward Anderson, deputy commander for Undersea Warfare (SEA 07), said during the…

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Dept of Navy Releases Records Related to Loss of USS Thresher

September 23, 2020 – The Navy began releasing recently unclassified documents concerning the loss of the submarine USS Thresher (SSN 593), fulfilling a February 2020 ruling by the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, Sept. 23. Thresher sank on April 10, 1963, 220 miles off the Massachusetts coast while conducting sea trials. All 129 men onboard, consisting…

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Explorer Tim Taylor’s “Lost 52 Project” Team Discovers Lost Cold War Submarine

March 10, 2020 – Veteran ocean explorer and Tiburon Subsea CEO Tim Taylor and his “Lost 52 Project” team have added to their list of ocean discoveries with USS Stickleback (SS 415). USS Stickleback was lost 62 years ago in close to 11,000 feet of water and is one of four submarines that suffered this fate during the Cold War.…

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