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Lost 52 Project
Honoring the men, their memory and their mission.
Expeditions | Discoveries
The discovered her on October 10, 2010 and launched repeat expedition in 2012 and 2014 to photograph and map the entire ship. Following the discovery Christine Dennison and Tim Taylor undertook the mission of seeking out family members of the entombed crew. They shared their findings and collected interviews all the while researching the cause of the sinking. Their production of “Expedition R-12- Discovering Americas Forgotten Submarine” chronicles the subs history and their expeditions. 

Expedition S-26 successfully discovered the of a lost US WWII Submarine USS S-26. It is the is the 7th one discovered of the wars 52 missing US Submarines. The USS S-26 rests in deep water in the Pacific Ocean off of Panama. 

Eight U.S. Navy Submarines Discovered

  • USS Lagarto (SS-371) - May 2006 discovery in the Gulf of Thailand
  • USS Wahoo (SS-238) - July 2006 discovery in the La Peruse Strait
  • USS Grunion (SS-216) - August 2006 discovery off Kiska
  • USS Perch (SS-176) - November 2006 discovery in the Java Sea
  • USS Flier (SS-250) - May 2009 discovery near Palawan Island
  • USS R-12 (SS-89) - October 2010 discovered off Key West, Florida
  • USS S-26 (SS-131) - September 2014 - Pacific Panama 
  • USS S-28 (SS-133) -September 2017  Offshore Honolulu, Hawaii
USS Lagarto SS-371
USS S-26 SS_131
USS Wahoo SS-238
USS Perch SS-176
USS R-12 SS-89
USS Herring  SS-233
USS Flyer SS-250
USS Grunion SS-216
USS S-28 (SS-133)
Explorers Club Flag Expedition
Explorers Club Flag Expedition
Explorers Club Flag Expedition
Expedition S-28 has successfully discovered the lost WWII submarine USS S-28. Considered the most important lost ship in the central Pacific, the USS S-28 sank on July 4th 1944 and was discovered, explored and surveyed in 2650 meters (8700 feet) of water off the cost of Oahu, Hawaii. She holds an entombed crew of 49 US sailors. ​