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AUV Discovers U-166 in Gulf of Mexico

Posted 9 Jun 2001 at 20:37 UTC by steve Share This

A BP/Shell Autonomous Underwater Vehicle surveying for pipeline routes in the Gulf of Mexico has discovered the wreckage of U-166, a WWII German U-Boat. A press release is available on the Shell web site. Other coverage of the story that includes a few photos is available here and here. The US Coast Guard site has the complete story of the sinking of U-166.

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