WWI submarine wreck found
Eestlased Eestis 26 Oct 2009  EWR
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The wreck of a British First World War submarine has been found off the coast of Estonia.
Jo Mattock, Dive Magazine


The HMS E18 was on patrol in the Baltic Sea in May 1916 - one of a handful of British submarines supporting the Russian navy in disrupting German shipments of iron ore from Sweden. It left the port of Reval - now Tallinn, the capital of Estonia - and three days later is reported to have hit a mine. All 33 people on board died.

The wreck was found by Swedish marine survey company MMT near the Estonian island of Hiiumaa. They took pictures of the wreck using a remote-operated vehicle. The photos appear to show the submarine's hatch open, suggesting it hit the mine while on the surface.

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