With the 55th anniversary of the loss of USS THRESHER, sales have picked up for two books about the loss of US nuclear submarines by Bruce Rule.
In their official report of 29 January 1970, the SCORPION Structural Analysis Group (SAG), which included the Navy's leading experts in submarine design, submarine structures, and the effect of underwater explosions, advised the Navy Court of Inquiry (COI) that the US nuclear submarine SCORPION was ...More info →
The US nuclear submarine THRESHER (SSN-593) was lost because standard compensation procedures to adjust for hull compression during the deep-dive on 10 April 1963 were not followed. Consequently, THRESHER was heavy (negatively buoyant) at test-depth (1300 feet) and unable to deballast because adiab...More info →
I’m proud of these books as they present the most authoritative explanation for these tragedies and as such are essential to preventing future tragedies.