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Following Operation Drumbeat: The Wrecks of SS Gulfpenn and SS Alcoa Puritan

E/V Nautilus has spent the past two weeks tracing the results of Operation Drumbeat, in which German U-boats harassed shipping off of the U.S. coast. Many ships were sunk in the Gulf of Mexico, including the two vessels featured here: SS Gulfpenn and SS Alcoa Puritan.

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