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Part 3: #Swedish #submarine #stir

Swedish sub wreck an imperial Russian vessel

A ‘Som class’ submarine similar to the one believed to have been found in Swedish waters. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Swedish sub wreck an imperial Russian vessel

Video footage by a group of salvage hunters purporting to show a wrecked underwater vessel in Swedish waters is likely that of a Russian so-called ‘Som class’ submarine (nicknamed ‘Catfish’) which sank in May 1916, an analysis by the Swedish Armed Forces suggested on Tuesday afternoon.

“It was found outside the coast of Uppland (a region in central Sweden just north of Stockholm) and according to the video material it is a Russian ‘Som’ submarine, which sank after it collided with a Swedish vessel in 1916,” press spokesman Jesper Tengroth told The Local.

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