The story of the Sea Surveyor
September 19, 2022 1:01 pm • Last Updated: September 19, 2022 1:04 pm
On Sunday, January 5, 1969, the 118-foot ship Sea Surveyor departed from Electric Boat in Groton. The mission was routine: to rendezvous with a submarine, conduct some antenna communication tests, and return home. When the 12 crew and passengers eventually returned they had left their ship at the bottom of the Atlantic. What went wrong?