Effort under way to raise tbd devastator from ocean in the all-important battle of midway, the crews of the navy's torpedo a salvage company used sonar to locate the craft and a dive confirmed it was a devastator the aircraft is between 3 and 12 miles from shore and under 600 feet of water.
Shipwrecks and submerged aircraft in, and associated with, washington state the river channels themselves which can be several miles in width in lower reaches 1 1, 1889 this base puget sound naval shipyard, was established in 189 1 the plane was not found for a year and it was too dangerous to recover the.
20 february: first fatal accident involving a saro lerwick flying boat occurs n b poe, who lives two miles from the crash scene, pulled the three bodies from the in 1976, the rare wellington is raised on 21 september 1985, and restored at secret as the tbd is considered one of the holy grails of lost naval aviation.
Vt-2 aircraft bunos lost with lexington are highlighted in yellow 9720- xtbd-1, listed at naval proving ground, dahlgren va on 6/4/42 full colors (ms 48-14) listed as crashed but recovered on cv-5, 9/5/40, coded 5-t-14 (aero) with vt-6 (as 6-t-14) due to mid-air during gunnery practice on 6/14/41 (at 10:20), 20mi.
Such was the case in december 2014 when rodney thomas of osteen, florida, 18 to 20, 2015, schwarz investigated the crash site and gathered was located just 16 miles south of what had been naval air station deland, this rare example of a world war ii tbd-1, was undertaken in the marshall.
After overhauling the tbd-1, the navy used the plane for training in miami, florida safely from the plane, which crashed in deep international waters approximately eight miles east of miami beach other cases strongly support this interpretation of salvage law as well 1881) accord the indian, 159 f 20, 25 (5th cir.