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Remains of Russian WW2 submarine found

The remains of a World War II-era Soviet submarine have been found by a team of Swedish divers in the Baltic Sea.

The vessel, a Soviet S-2 class submarine, was sunk by mines in 1940, killing all 50 crew members. The search for the Soviet submarine wreck began more than a decade ago in April 1999.

Documents from the Swedish military archives claim that the S-2 sub was sunk by Swedish mines in Swedish waters, while records in the Finnish military archives say the vessel sank in Finnish waters.

Among the divers was Ingvald Eckerman, grandson of J.A. Eckerman, who stood watch at the Märket lighthouse on January 2nd, 1940 and witnessed the sinking of the S-2.

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By netchicken: posted on 19-6-2009








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