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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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Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]U-Boat wishes you a wonderful new year filled with abundance, joy, and treasured moments. May 2017 be your best year yet! Happy Holidays![/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="3360" img_size="full" alignment="center"][/vc_column][/vc_row]...
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Expedition report 2016: Greece, HMHS Britannic (03.06.2016 – 20.06.2016)

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Aims of Expedition 2016: In 2016 U-Boat Navigator has participated in four expediting which targeted the following research blocks: Greece, Italy, and Malta. Each of those blocks had its own tasks and aims to complete. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]

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Depth: 122 m Number of submergences: 22 submergences during 17 days Researched objects: HMHS Britannic Operating equipment: Piloted submersibles...
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Expedition report 2016: Italy, island of Capri (27.08.2016 – 06.09.2016)

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]Depth: 52-130 m Number of submergences: 12 submergences during five days Researched objects: Roman shipwrecks Operating equipment: Piloted submersibles Triton 3300/3 & Triton 3300/1Perseo ROV, Deep-water diving equipment, MultiBeam Echo Sounder System Participants: URC RGS, U-Boat, R.A.S. Foundation (Restoring Ancient Stabiae, Italy), Department of Underwater Archaeology of the Vesuvian Institute[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column...
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Expedition report 2016: Malta, underwater objects of the I and II World War (07.07.2016 – 11.08.2016)

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Aims of Expedition 2016: In 2016 U-Boat Navigator has participated in four expediting which targeted the following research blocks: Greece, Italy, and Malta. Each of those blocks had its own tasks and aims to complete.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]

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[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Depth: 53-150 m Number of submergences: 28 submergences during 35 days Researched objects: HMS Russell, HMY...
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