In Search of the U.S.S. Indianapolis
Some survived the torpedoes. Few would survive the sharks.
Explore the deepest waters of the Pacific Ocean and the darkest moments in US Navy history.
In 1945, after delivering the core of the first atomic bomb, the USS Indianapolis was sunk by Japanese torpedoes. 55 years later, undersea explorer Curt Newport has staked his career on a quest to find the lost warship’s wreck. Survivors of the disaster join Newport’s expedition, bringing to life the explosive destruction and the vivid memories of crewmen who survived 5 days of exposure and shark attacks.