Preble Hall

The Shipwreck and Discovery of the USS Saginaw

Episode Summary

Jeff Bowdoin, curator branch head at the Naval History and Heritage Command and Hans van Tilburg, a maritime archeologist with NOAA, discuss the shipwreck of the USS Saginaw in 1870, the heroic journey of five crew to save their shipmates, and its discovery off Kure Atoll in 2003

Episode Notes

Preble Hall is produced by the United States Naval Academy Museum

A History of the Navy in 100 Objects from the USNA Museum


Host: Dr. Claude Berube, Director, US Naval Academy Museum

Date recorded: 23 November 2020