Adventures of a Sea Hunter by James P. Delgado

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But as Durham climbed out, he looked back and saw that the steel “battle bar” grates had broken free and blocked off the escape route of some of the engine room crew. “I will never forget the faces of those men trapped in the Engine Room. ” Durham made it out as Utah rolled. He slid down the “rough barnacle-encrusted steel hull,” ripping himself open. One of the trapped men, Fireman 2nd Class John Vaessen, got through a battle grate just before it slammed shut, trapping his shipmate Joe Barta. As the ship capsized, Vaessen said, “Batteries began exploding.

I will never forget the faces of those men trapped in the Engine Room. ” Durham made it out as Utah rolled. He slid down the “rough barnacle-encrusted steel hull,” ripping himself open. One of the trapped men, Fireman 2nd Class John Vaessen, got through a battle grate just before it slammed shut, trapping his shipmate Joe Barta. As the ship capsized, Vaessen said, “Batteries began exploding. ” Taking a wrench, he beat against the hull to call for help. “I got an answer then silence, then rat-a-tat-tat.

USS ARIZONA Standing on the narrow concrete dock while a group of tourists slowly files into the Arizona Memorial, I look across the waters of Pearl Harbor’s Battleship Row. S. Navy has kept painted for more than four decades. The names on the quays are those of the battleships that were moored to each on the morning of December 7, 1941: USS Nevada, USS West Virginia, USS Tennessee, USS Oklahoma and, directly in front of me, USS Arizona. Unlike the other ships, which have only a painted name to mark their passing, Arizona rests in the water below me.

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