United States Submarine Veterans
US Navy Ships Searching For USS Thresher, 15 April 1963
Ships are (left to right): USS Thomas Jefferson (SSBN-618); USS Sunbird (ASR-15); USS Warrington (DD-843), group flagship; and USS Redfin (SS-272)
Oceanographic Research Vessel Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
USNS Robert D. Conrad
Oceanographic Research Vessel
Research Vessels Locate Debris From USS Thresher
"Ships of the searching force are continuing a minute search of the area with underwater cameras, sonar and other detection devices", 22 May 1963.
Trieste Locates USS Thresher
The Bathyscaphe Trieste located the USS Thresher debris field during the first series of dives June 24th through 30th, 1963.
A search group was immediately formed in an attempt to locate the submarine.
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