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"We are very likely to Die": The Incredible True Story of the Sinking of the R/V Sea Surveyor

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On January 6th, 1969 a 118ft research vessel named the R/V Sea Surveyor departed Groton, CT on a testing mission for the US Navy. She never made it to her destination and never returned to port. Learn about the R/V Sea Surveyor, her mission, and twelve crewman's incredible experience after her sinking.

Presented by Walter Banzhaf, one of the twelve survivors or R/V Sea Surveyor!