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Filming in Malta

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For the past three months our research vessel U Boat Navigator with the crew aboard, pretty much every day was working on the underwater objects in the Maltese waters. The team has been filming various wrecks for several documentary projects. Having terabytes of footage the team temporarily finished working in Malta and headed...

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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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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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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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THE LOSS AND AFTERMATH OF H.M. SUBMARINE P36

H.M. Submarine P36, had a very short life. She left Portsmouth for Gibraltar in December 1941, then proceeded to join the famous 10th Submarine Flotilla at Malta (15 January 1942), which played so much havoc with convoys bound for North Africa during WWII. P36 was sunk on April 1, 1942.

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