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Friday, May 08, 2015

Royal Navy submarine lost at sea for 74 years 'discovered off Libyan coast'

HMS Urge (N 17)A Royal Navy submarine paid for by a town holding dances and whist drives is believed to have been discovered more than 70 years after it vanished during the Second World War.

The British submarine HMS Urge was paid for by the townspeople of Bridgend, South Wales, but sunk without trace in the Mediterranean in 1942.

It disappeared while making a voyage from the island of Malta to the Egyptian city of Alexandria - and families of the 29 crew and 10 passengers never knew what happened.

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