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Divers Explore North Atlantic Shipwreck

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Divers Explore North Atlantic Shipwreck

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Divers Explore North Atlantic Shipwreck

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Mort Raphelson, 92, was on that ship 70 years ago when it was sunk by a German U-boat. Divers presented him with two bowls recovered from the wreck.

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne. A World War II veteran got a visit from a group of divers over the weekend. They had found a shipwreck in the North Atlantic, the very ship Mort Raphelson was on 70 years ago when it was sunk by a German U-boat. He told the South Jersey Career Post he was eating breakfast when the torpedo hit, so when the divers presented him with two bowls recovered from the wreck, the 92-year-old thanked them, joking: Where's my soup? It's MORNING EDITION.

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