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September 2018

USS THRESHER Disaster

September 8 @ 11:00 am
San Diego Archaeological Center, 16666 San Pasqual Valley Road
Escondido, CA, 92027 United States
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Presenter: Capt. Jim Bryant, USN (Ret.) Date: Saturday, September 8 Time: 11 AM to 1 PM Location: San Diego Archaeological Center Cost: Free Fifty-five years ago, USS THRESHER (SSN 593), the most advanced nuclear submarine of its time, imploded at a depth of 2,400 feet.  It was the first nuclear submarine disaster and remains the worst with 129 lives lost.  Disputing the Navy’s official report, Captain Jim Bryant, U.S. Navy (Retired) will present his research on how and why the…

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