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September 8th Almost Forgotten Anniversary Of Major U.S. Naval Accident In Santa Barbara County Which Sank Seven Destroyers

Posted on Tuesday, September 8, 2015 6:49am

Some Of The Seven Destroyers Which Sank During The Honda Point Disaster On September 8th, 1923

It’s an almost forgotten part of history.

Santa Barbara County was the scene of what’s known as one of the worst peacetime disasters in U.S. naval history, an accident which sank seven ships.

Today marks the 92nd anniversary of what’s known as the Tragedy at Honda Point.

KCLU’s Lance Orozco has the story.

Click on link to listen to/download story:  Honda Disaster Anniversary

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