Sunday, June 18, 2006

After many long decades, Lagarto finally found

Yeah, yeah, I know this isn't "new" news. Still, being as it's somewhat "local" for me, Ultraquiet's resident Hawaii sailor, I had to chime in.

Honestly, given how busy I've been lately, I'd not even heard about it. But my building manager, himself a retired diesel boat COB, clued me in to the finding of the USS Lagarto (SS-371) near Thailand.

I'm sure the families are elated to finally know what became of the Lagarto. And at the next Submarine Ball here in Pearl Harbor we'll certainly have a special mention of Lagarto when the bells are tolled for our shipmates on eternal patrol.


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