Never Forgotten: The Search for and Discovery of Israel's Lost Submarine Dakar

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David Jourdan

David Jourdan

In 1968, an Israeli Navy submarine, Dakar, disappeared in the Mediterranean Sea without a trace. After unsuccessfully searching for the sub and its crew for years, the Israeli Navy invited noted ocean explorer David Jourdan and his company, Nauticos, to conduct a search that led to the Dakar’s discovery. Join the Department of Mathematical Sciences to learn firsthand about the novel math-modeling approach used by Nauticos to find the missing submarine.

 

 

Biography

David W. Jourdan, a 1976 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and a submariner with a Master’s degree in applied physics from Johns Hopkins University, is the co-founder and president of Nauticos, an ocean exploration company in Cape Porpoise, Maine. He has led many expeditions to discover historical shipwrecks and has appeared on the National Geographic and Discovery channels.

Contact

Susan Bell

sbell2@une.edu

(207) 602-2858

Never Forgotten: The Search for and Discovery of Israel's Lost Submarine Dakar
Feb212018
6:00 PM
ACHS 205

Biddeford Campus

Free and open to the public