|Caption|| ||A burial at sea aboard the USS Hancock, 23 Jan 1945. These sailors died 4 days earlier when a TBM Avenger aircraft exploded just after landing. The explosion bent flight deck frame members that can be seen overhead. ww2dbase|
|Source|| || ww2dbaseUnited States Navy|
|Identification Code|| ||80-G-301159|
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|Photos on Same Day|| ||See all photos dated 23 Jan 1945|
|Added By|| ||David Stubblebine|
|Added Date|| ||1 Jan 2006|
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