Wreck of Battleship Musashi Located

4 Mar 2015

It was announced on 2 Mar 2015 that an expedition funded by software executive Paul Allen had located the wreck of Musashi, which was sunk by overwhelming air power during the Battle of Sibuyan Sea during the Leyte campaign in 1944. Allen shared views of the wreck half a mile under the water surface on his Twitter feed.

For more information:
Twitter: Paul G. Allen
WW2DB: Musashi
WW2DB: The Leyte Campaign



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Visitor Submitted Comments

1. J.R. says:
28 Mar 2015 11:57:55 PM

MR. ALLEN is to commended!I hope this great thing that he has done is what he is remembered for.My only fear is that unethical people will dive on this WARGRAVE.Photograph the wreck,yes! Take souvenirs NO!!!Leave the war dead,alone
2. Zad Fnark says:
1 Apr 2015 05:25:57 AM

Nobody will be diving on this wreck.
3. Anonymous says:
8 Apr 2015 12:18:39 PM

Half a mile. Far Far more than a diver can desend. Only a sub/rov can desend that deep, and with todays technology they cannot remove much (unless there is a massive payback ) ie Gold Etc.
4. percy says:
17 Apr 2015 06:54:32 AM

The amunition on this wreck could become super sensitive with age making any salvage attempt extremely dangerous .

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