WWII Submarine Discovered After 77 Years – 58 Bodies Still Trapped Inside The Sunken Grave

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HMS Narwhal.

It has been 77 years since the HMS Narwhal sank to the depths of the ocean after suffering an attack from a Dornier bomber. Her location remained a mystery for 77 years as puzzled researchers lost her without a trace. Now in a string of luck, the long-lost British vessel has been discovered 250 miles off the coast of Scottland.

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In 1940 the HMS Narwhal set off on a mission to lay mines in waters surrounding German-occupied territory when it was sunk after its travel paths were decoded. The remains of this vessel were stumbled upon completely by accident. Divers were actually searching for a Polish submarine Orzeł (Eagle) when they found the British Narwhal instead.

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“At first, we hoped it could be the Eagle, one of our own Polish submarines, but we soon found that the wreck was 13ft longer then Eagle, thus excluding it from the sought-after submarine.”

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Although sonar imagery does not provide a conclusive picture of the vessel, the dimensions and location provide evidence that this is HMS Narwhal. The remains of the sunken submarine still need proper verification and a full expedition is in the works to give families of the victims closure on the long-lost vessel.

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