U.S. Submarine USS Sabalo (SS-302) torpedoes the U.S. Destroyer Escort, USS Foss (DE-59) in live fire test
Pacific Ocean Date:1966, September 6 Duration:2 min 50 sec Sound:NO SOUND
The U.S. Submarine USS Sabalo (SS-302) torpedoes the U.S. Destroyer Escort, USS Foss (DE-59) in a live fire test of new proximity fuse for MK 16 torpedo. View from above, of the Sabalo heading toward the Foss, in the Pacific Ocean, off the California coast. Slight trace of the torpedo visible as it runs toward the Foss. The torpedo hits amidship with huge explosion that breaks the Foss in two.
A LIVE TORPEDO TEST BY USS SABALO SS-302
6 September 1966
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