German submarine wreck discovered during work to lay subsea cable off west coast of Britain



Remarkable sonar images show the missing World War One submarine is largely intact and lying off the Galloway coast.
The BBC said experts believe the vessel could be the UB-85, a sub that sunk in 1918, according to official records.
Dr Innes McCartney, a historian and nautical archaeologist helped to identify the wreckage.
Dr McCartney said there were at least 12 British and German submarines known to have sunk in the Irish Sea.
He said: "The features of this particular wreck, which is largely intact, confirm it as a UBIII-Class submarine, of which we know of two which were lost in the... read more

 
19 October 2016 in Regional North West , Views: 25
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