But the damage had been done. (click to see animation), And sure enough, for six months the Japanese appeared invincible. The problem of slowing and stopping the massive hull once inside the narrow Nagasaki Harbour was met by attaching 570 tonnes (560 long tons) of heavy chains on both sides of the hull to create dragging resistance in the water. Todaka is also very hopeful that the discovery of the Musashi would be the start of the discovery of the remains of other unaccounted warships. I completed it back in June 2015 and it's at the Lexington Museum now. The event had become an annual multinational commemoration. She was present during the Battle of the Philippine Sea in June, but did not come in contact with American surface forces. The only other major action this ship saw was the Battle of the Philippine Sea, also known by the name of the "Great Marianas Turkey Shoot" because of the large number of Japanese planes shot down during the air combat portion of the battle. It will be displayed in a prominent spot….. don’t know exactly where yet because I am trying to figure a way to make it appear as if it were under water………. Tour of the Musashi Wreckage March 11, 2016. To browse visit That masterpiece is both impressive and sobering. Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen is the one who found the wreck in 1000m depth. He also expressed his gratitude to the expedition team for having found the shipwreck. "Every time you correct me on my grammar I love you a little fewer. See their youtube channel here, and their official website here. The OCTOPUS herself is a fascinating vessel, and she’s already been used for other vessel surveys and recoveries, including HOOD (see bottom of chart). The research team sponsored by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen eventually found her after eight years of searching for the wreck, going through various historical records in different countries, and deploying the high-tech yacht Octopus and a remotely operated vehicle to aid them in their search. Her sister ship, the Zuikaku, was sunk later on during the Battle of Leyte Gulf. Darter aground, taken 24 October, while Musashi was under attack in Sibuyan Sea. The plan was nearly scuttled by submarines before it got started. Since this post is concentrating on the fate of the Musashi and how it plays into what the Allen Team found last month, this is an abbreviated record of M’s last day, culled from combinedfleet.com; the book Battleship Musashi, and Naval Anti-Aircraft Guns and Gunnery. The memorials for submarines GRUNION, WAHOO, LAGARTO, FLIER, R-12, PERCH and others, could not have happened as well as they did without her. Thats right. Stupendous job. At 7:53pm roughly four hours after the last attack, Musashi capsized and sank into the Visayan Sea at roughly Lat 13° 7N, Long 122° 32E. , Musashi was built with a Type 0 hydrophone system in her bow, usable only while stationary or at low speed. Watch the full tour from 3,000 feet, or … ZUIKAKU and her Northern bluff force set sail from Japan on October 20, chattering on the radios, trying desperately to catch attention. 3:25 PM:. Not satisfied with stopping there, Mary and her husband Dick became part of a small, tightly knit community of genealogists who worked constantly (but went into overtime when a sub was discovered) to find surviving family members of the 52 lost subs of WWII. Photo from Naval History and Heritage Command. Congratulations Steve! One hit abreast Turret No. MUSASHI and her sisters set sail from Borneo On October 22 under radio silence. The following diagrams are drawn from information provided in several sources, including Musashi’s Tabular Record of Movement from combinedfleet.com; Musashi’s entry on Wikipedia, and the book, Battleship Musashi by Akira Yoshimura. As Musashi sank, at least two large underwater explosions were heard. But then, if the war continues after that, I have no expectation of success.” —Quote attributed to Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto, in an interview with Japanese Cabinet member Shigeharu Matsumoto, 1940.*. Musashi had been struck by an estimated total of 19 torpedoes and 17 bombs. By October 1944, Japan was fighting a more and more defensive war, desperately trying to make continuing the fight so costly to the Allies that they would settle for peace on somewhat favorable conditions for Japan. Musashi capsized at 19:36 and sank in 4,430 feet (1,350Â m) at 13Â°07â²N 122Â°32â²Eï»¿ / ï»¿13.117Â°N 122.533Â°Eï»¿ / 13.117; 122.533. The third. She had a beam of 36.9 metres (121Â ft 1Â in) and a draught of 10.86 metres (35Â ft 8Â in) at deep load. Rebekah Hughes, from the USS Flyer Project at the Great Lakes Naval Memorial and Museum, contacted them and the Lexington museum is interested in displaying the build, since the Lex was involved in the Musashi… She even pulled records out of the National Archives for me once, since I live too far away to go. She’s down, but she’s not out, and can still fight. First of all: depth. , The ship's waterline armour belt was identical to the Yamato's at 410 millimetres (16.1Â in) thick and angled outwards 20 degrees at the top. , Captain Toshihira Inoguchi relieved Asakura in command of Musashi on 12 August 1944 and was promoted to rear admiral on 15 October. There were still three battles to go in the fight for Leyte Gulf, but Musashi’s time was now up. First carrier I,ve built in years , trying for the Midway .To many mods to go there . The Yamato-class ships were the heaviest and most powerfully armed battleships ever constructed, displacing almost 72,000 long tons (73,000Â t) fully loaded and armed with nine 46-centimetre (18.1Â in) main guns. Click on it for a full size version (large), Tags: Battleship MUSASHI, Battleship wrecks, IJN MUSASHI, MUSASHI wreck, MY OCTOPUS, Paul Allen, WWII Shipwrecks No Comments ».
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