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Watershed Event — Vanderbilt ties to ‘worst submarine tragedy’ 50 years ago

by | Sep. 24, 2013, 8:03 AM | Want more research news? Subscribe to our weekly newsletter »

Alumnus Pat Garner perished aboard nuclear submarine USS Thresher, which was lost with all 129 hands 50 years ago during deep dive tests 200 miles off the coast of Maine. Steve Krahn, professor of the practice of nuclear environmental engineering, is dedicated to keeping the memory of the Thresher alive.


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