Discovery of the USS Indianapolis
THURSDAY - JUL 11, 2019, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM       < Back to Events

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Join us Thursday, July 11 from 6:00pm to 10:00pm for the unveiling of our new USS Indianapolis model. Tragically lost in the last weeks of the Second World War after it was attacked by a Japanese submarine, the Indianapolis had just completed its top-secret mission of delivering the components of one of the atomic bombs dropped on Japan.

 

Although the Indianapolis came to rest on the floor of the Pacific Ocean nearly 5,500 feet below sea level, Paul G. Allen’s Research Vessel (R/V) Petrel located the warship in 2017. Special guest David Reams, who oversees the team that operates (R/V) Petrel, will join us at FHCAM to share the story of this incredible discovery and other recent undersea finds.

 

Schedule:

6:00pm – Doors open

7:00pm – Special Guest Speaker David Reams

8:00pm – Break

8:15pm – Q&A with David

8:45pm – Unveiling of the USS Indianapolis Model

8:50pm – Walk-around/Photo Opportunity

9:30pm – Event Ends

10:00pm – Museum Closes

Ticket Info

$20 Adult

$10 Youth

Members Free

 



Paine Field
by Steve K. Bertrand

Book_PaineField.jpgThis pictorial history includes more than 200 images from the local community, historical societies, regional libraries, and state archives, and traces the rich history of Paine Field from its earliest days to its present status as a bustling airport and commercial aviation center.

Available in our gift shop >