Did a 'Loch Ness monster' sink a German U-boat? Wreckage is discovered of a WWI submarine that could answer a tale that entered naval folklore
According to official records, the German U-boat was simply a casualty of the First World War – scuttled after her crew surrendered.
However, the legend of UB-85 tells a different tale of a huge sea monster with glistening teeth and large eyes.
Now, almost a century after the boat vanished beneath the waves, marine engineers believe they may have stumbled across the 148ft wreck off Stranraer, Wigtownshire.
They made the discovery while preparing to lay cables under the Irish Sea in ScottishPower and National Grid's £1billion Western Link project.
Innes McCartney, a historian and nautical... read more
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