Yearly Archives: 2017

BIRTHDAY OF RUSSIAN GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY

U-Boat Malta Ltd. for several years has been actively participating in underwater expeditions of RGS and the Underwater Research Center and would like to join in wishing many more years of successful projects’ implementation in Russia and abroad.

Nicolas the First was the one to set the beginning of the Geographical Society...

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The Queen of Italian Wrecks

The MV Viminale is another wreck that we’ve been filming and studying during our expedition to Italy this year. The ship sank during World War II, off the coast of Palmi, Reggio Calabria. Viminale in Sydney Some people tend to refer to Viminale as the Italian Titanic, due to...
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Expedition to Italy 2017: Valfiorita motonave

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="3567" img_size="full"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]At the end of June, the U Boat Navigator has left for the Italian waters to spend time exploring the objects around the beautiful islands Capri and Sicily. Having returned back to Malta the vessel with two subs and an ROV aboard delivered some very unique footage and images. We will be sharing...
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Divers Day

Diver’s Day (or better Commercial or Navy Diver’s Day) is celebrated on the 5th of May in Russia and some of the CIS countries. The history of this day goes back to 1882, the year when the first in the world diving school was founded. On the 5th of May 1882, by decree of Russian...
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HMS Southwold (L10): Sunk today, 75 years ago

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As we have mentioned in our plan of expeditions for 2017, while in Malta, the U-Boat Navigator, within several projects, is busy exploring the home waters and filming local wrecks.  One of these wrecks is the HMS Southwold (L10), the type II British Hunt-class destroyer that sunk 75 years ago on this day,...

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Sergey Cherkashin has passed away

Sergey Cherkashin has passed away yesterday, on the 21st of March 2017. Sergey was a professional technical diver, high-class diving instructor, General Director of the Centre of Underwater Research at the Institute of Oceanology at the Russian Academy of Science, a representative of the PSAI in Russia and a very nice guy. Sergey wasn’t only...
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The first mini submarines – Part 1

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Mini-submarine (submersible) – is a habituated subaquatic apparatus with water displacement of not more than 150 tonnes. The crews of such vessels are normally not exceeding 9 men. In most cases, the submersibles are launched from the support vessels. The mini subs became widely popular during WWII but not everyone knows that the history of...
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Project “The Mystery of Britannic” – New trailer

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Another great trailer of the Mystery of Britannic was recently released by U-Film. The trailer features our underwater footage from the depths of Aegean and Mediterranean Seas, captured by the Triton 3300/3 and Triton 3300/1 MD.  Kick back and enjoy![/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]

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Expeditions 2017

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The busy year 2016 has gone by and it is past time we shared some plans for 2017. New year, new start, new plans.  Below we list our aimed international expeditions and projects, planned for the year 2017 in collaboration with the Underwater Research Center of Russian Geographical Society.

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HMS Olympus (N 35)

Odin-class British...
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