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Tim Taylor and the crew of the RV Tiburon launched an expedition to locate the lost submarine in the Fall of 2010. They 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 th while researching the cause of the sinking. Their production of “Expedition R-12- Discovering Americas Forgotten Submarine” chronicles the subs history and their expeditions. They currently give outreach presentations of the findings and are coordinating future exploration efforts. Their work is performed with permits from the Naval History & Heritage personal command’s (NHHC). 
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USS R-12 (SS-89)