Paul Allen Expedition Team Locates Historic Aircraft Carrier USS Hornet in South Pacific

A team of explorers on board Paul Allen's research vessel has located the wreck of the USS Hornet (CV 8), one of the most important aircraft carriers of World War II which sank after playing a shortlived but pivotal role in the war in the Pacific. The finding was announced Tuesday on Paul Allen's website, adding to a growing list of historically significant shipwrecks … [Read more...]

Paul Allen Exploration Team Finds Yet Another Famous WWII Shipwreck – USS Juneau

The exploration crew aboard Microsoft billionaire Paul Allen's RV Petrel has located yet another famous World War II in the South Pacific. The team announced this week that it had discovered the wreckage of the USS Juneau (CL-52) on March 17, 2018 - St. Patrick's Day - at a depth of about 4,200 meters (about 2.6 miles) off the coast of the Solomon Islands. The Juneau was … [Read more...]

Expedition Locates Wreckage of the USS Ward, the Destroyer that Fired the First American Shots of World War II

The expedition team aboard Microsoft billionaire Paul Allen's research vessel RV Petrel have located and now documented the deepwater wreckage of the USS Ward, which is credited with firing the first American shot of World War II during the attack on Pearl Harbor. The expedition team released detailed video and images of the historic wreckage this week in the lead up to … [Read more...]

Paul Allen Live-Streams Musashi Battleship Tour

In just a few hours from now, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen and his team of researchers will broadcast a live-stream tour of the wreckage of the Japanese battleship Musashi, one of the heaviest and most powerful battleships ever constructed. The event will begin at 9 p.m. EDT Thursday, March 12 - that's today!. The live stream can be found at … [Read more...]