USS Lamson (DD-367) – Bikini Atoll

Description

USS Lamson (DD-367), Destroyer, was built with federal Public Works Administration (PWA) funds. The vessel served during World War II, and sank during the atomic tests on Bikini Atoll in 1946. Today, it is popular diving location.

Source notes

Wikipedia page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Lamson_(DD-367)

Hot Dive: “USS Lamson DD-367”
http://www.hotdive.com/en/divemap,c135,ds1455,map,Dive-spot,wreck,USS-Lamson-DD-367,Marshall-Islands.html

Federal Works Agency, Millions for Defense, Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1940.

“The New Deal Yard, 1933-1937, Part 2,” http://www.columbia.edu/~jrs9/BNY-Hist-ND2.html

Project originally submitted by Brent McKee on November 17, 2016.

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Location Info


Bikini Atoll

Coordinates: 11.629153, 165.493031

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