Uss Yorktown

The wreckage of the USS Yorktown has been discovered on the floor of the Pacific Ocean. The ship sank in the battle of Midway in June of 1942. Linda talks with the leader of the expedition searching for the USS Yorktown, Dr. Robert Ballard...the man who also discovered the wreckage of the Titanic. Dr. Ballard joined us from the site where the ship was found by the National Geographic Midway expedition in conjunction with the U.S. sea, aboard the Laney Chouest (LAY-nee CHOH-est), some 200 miles northeast of Midway Island. (STATIONS: To follow the Yorktown expedition online, go to



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