A German Mine Hit and the Ship Split in Half

A German Mine Hit and the Ship Split in Half

The New York Times-World·2020-02-27 10:00

This account is from “Beyond the World War II We Know,” a series from The Times that documents lesser-known stories from World War II. Seaman Second Class Joseph Shannon, an 18-year-old sailor from Greenwich, Conn., was stationed aboard the SS Robert L. Vann, a Merchant Marine transport ship, when it was hit by an underwater mine in March 1945. Records show the entire crew survived.

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