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Trained Navy Dolphins Discover Rare 19th Century Torpedo
2013-05-20 05:07:37

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The US Navy has recovered an exceptionally rare artifact off the coast of Coronado, California — and if that wasn´t enough, the item in question was actually discovered not by humans, but by trained dolphins. The find was a rare 19th century Howell torpedo, and according to The Huffington Post it is one of only 50 ever manufactured and only one of two still in existence. It was found by dolphins which were reportedly...

2005-08-05 14:32:04

By Charles Aldinger WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two little unmanned U.S. Navy submarines were being loaded aboard a cargo plane in California on Friday to join an attempt to rescue seven Russian sailors trapped in a military mini-submarine on the Pacific floor. The remote-controlled, deep-diving "Super Scorpio" submersibles were to depart San Diego for Petropavolvsk on an Air Force C-5 later on Friday with a team of Navy operators, said Lt. JG Maria Miller, a Navy spokeswoman at the Pentagon....