A German U-boat that sank off the British coast throughout World War II has been captured on digicam in exceptional photos.
The photographs have been taken by diving contractor Dive Newquay, which took a bunch of divers to see the stays of U-1021, British information company SWNS reviews. The vessel lies 9 nautical miles off the coast of Cornwall.
“The U1021 lies about 9 nautical miles from Newquay Harbour and sits in 55m [180 feet] of water,” a Dive Newquay spokesperson advised the information outlet. “Dives of this depth are thought-about technical, which require particular planning and completely different respiration gasses.”
“It was one of the best visibility we’ve got ever seen on the wreck,” the spokesperson added of the “really epic dive.”
The wreck is close to two different U-boats that additionally sank through the struggle.
4 divers took half within the 85-minute dive, of which 30 have been spent on the backside, the spokesperson added.
U-1021 served with 31st U-boat Flotilla earlier than disappearing in March 1945.
A number of different World Struggle II submarines have been present in latest reminiscence, together with a number of German U-boats.
In February 2017, U-581 was found at a depth of two,953 toes close to the south coast of Pico Island within the Atlantic Ocean off the Azores.
In April 2018, Danish researchers discovered the U-3523 off the coast of Denmark’s northernmost city of Skagen, roughly 403 toes under sea degree.
In July 2019 divers discovered the wreck of one of many final U.S. Navy warships sunk by a German submarine throughout World Struggle II, patrol boat USS Eagle PE-56, a number of miles off the coast of Maine.
Fox Information’ Benjamin Brown and James Rogers contributed to this story.