Photo by Ryan King

The Hunt for Eagle 56

On April 23, 1945, the U.S. Navy warship USS Eagle 56 exploded off the coast of Portland, Maine due to a malfunction of the ship's boilers...or so the official report said. For decades, questions and confusion about the tragedy have plagued its survivors and their families. Some believe the sinking was actually the result of an attack by a rogue German U-boat. A civilian-led dive expedition attempts to discover the lost wreckage and find out what really happened, uncovering fresh clues, startling eyewitness accounts, and a possible cover-up.

On TV

    • Today
    • 9:00pm
    Oct 17
    Lost to History
    • Tomorrow
    • 12:00am
    Oct 18
    Lost to History
    • Thursday
    • 9:00pm
    Oct 24
    The Mystery Deepens