Early Search Planning Successes

During its long history, Wagner Associates has taken part in many high-profile search and rescue (SAR) operations.  Primary among them are the following:  recovery of an Air Force H-Bomb near Palomares, Spain (1966); search for the USS Scorpion (1968); recovery of the SS Central America and approx. 400 million dollars in gold (1986); search for the Shuttle Challenger, for which Wagner search maps are published in the Report of the Presidential Commission on the Space Shuttle Accident, Volume III (1986); search for the Motor Vessel Lucona (1990); and the search for the Motor Vessel Derbyshire (1994).