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A Tale of Two Wrecks: U-166 and SS Robert E. Lee
The wrecks of SS Robert E. Lee and U-166 rest only a few miles apart in the Gulf of Mexico, both sunk within several minutes of the other during World War II. Find out more of their story through these photos captured on our visit to the wrecks in July, 2014, nearly 72 years after they sunk.