Submarine

Grayback (SS-208) photographed in 1941. Naval History and Heritage Comand. Catalog# NH 53771.

The USS Grayback, Missing for 75 Years, Is Discovered Off Okinawa

Private explorers of the Lost 52 Project have finally solved the mystery of the US Navy Submarine, USS Grayback (SS-208), after 75 years. Although the wreck was found on June 5th, they officially announced the discovery on November 10, 2019. The wreck was kept hidden for decades due a single digit error in the Japanese …

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U47 – Kapitänleutnant Prien (1958)

TITLE: U47 – Kapitänleutnant Prien  In October 1939, German U-boat captain Günther Prien, infiltrates the British Royal Navy base at Scapa Flow by surprise in order to sink British warships. IMAGES: U47 – Kapitänleutnant Prien DETAILS: U47 – Kapitänleutnant Prien Film U47 – Kapitänleutnant Prien (1958) Country Germany Director Harald Reinl Cast Dieter Eppler, Sabine …

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World War II Shipwreck of the SS Iron Crown Discovered

The shipwreck of the Australian World War II freighter, SS Iron Crown, has been discovered 77 years after it was sunk in a deadly Japanese submarine attack. She was discovered by maritime archaeologists using CSIRO research vessel Investigator. It’s another historic find made by the CSIRO research vessel Investigator, which has discovered a number of historic shipwrecks in …

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German WWII Submarine U-3523 has been found off the Danish Coast

The Sea War Museum Jutland has announced yesterday that they have found the wreckage of German submarine, U-3523, which was sunk by a British B-24 Liberator on May 6, 1945, one day after the German forces surrendered in Denmark, Netherlands and North Germany. U-3523 was found in the Skagerrak sea and was discovered 9 nautical miles …

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submarine wreck U2511

Stunning Pictures of German Submarine U-2511 Wreck

German U-Boat, U-2511, was commissioned on 29 September 1944 and put under the command of famous U-Boat captain Adalbert Schnee, who was decorated with Germany’s highest valor award the Knight’s Cross with Oak Leaves. Adalbert Schee joined the Reichsmarine in April 1934, served on the light cruiser Leipzig before he began his U-Boat career in …

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HMS P311 in Scotland, 1942. (Credits: IWM)

Lost British Submarine HMS P311 has been found

The long-lost British Submarine HMS P311 that fought during World War II has been found. It is thought that it still contains the remains of all 71 servicemen that were inside when the submarine went missing. P311 has been found by divers off the coast of Sardinia. The wreckage was discovered by Genoa-based wreck-hunter, Massimo Domenico Bordone on …

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Wreck of the HMS Perseus

Sole Survivor’s Story from Sunk British Submarine HMS Perseus

An incredible – yet true – story comes back to life through the book of Kostas Thoctarides and Rena Giatropoulou regarding the  legendary submarine « HMS Perseus ». The book, published by the Hellenic Maritime Museum, contains 150 photos, documents for the loss of the submarine, and digital photos of “Perseus” exactly as it is …

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Sub Lieutenant K C J Robinson, RNVR, of Crosby, Liverpool, a Commanding Officer in an X-craft at the Hydroplane controls whilst sailing in Rothesay Bay. (Credits: Imperial War Museum)

The British Midget Submarine Attack on Battleship Tirpitz

By the summer of 1943, thanks to Allied victories over the U-boats worldwide and most recently against the Kriegsmarine surface fleet in the Battle of the Barents Sea, the worst of the Battle of the Atlantic crisis had passed — but it was not yet over. With regards to the surface fleet, the German Battleship Tirpitz, sister ship …

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