The What's New Archive
17:20 - Wreck at Loch Foyle - more news
Some more news on this mystery wreck. The BBC has this article explaining things a bit more: Royal Navy divers to explore Foyle wreck. There you can see a sonar image showing something submarine shaped. The experts are considering next steps and say this could be all kinds of a ship or boat.
10:53 - Crew lists of Allied ships hit by U-boats
Added 4,785 new personnel entries to our Crew lists from Ships hit by U-boats section. 61,776 names listed now. This addition contains mostly casualties ships sunk during the months of April and May.
09:44 - Mystery U-boat wreck found in Ireland?
A wreck located on the river bed of Foyle near Londonderry in Northern Ireland is causing some confusion. On a photo (source) it might be a German type XXIII U-boat but those should all be accounted for. The location of the wreck is currently a secret to protect it from scavengers. Another source.
In addition to the items shown here above we made some 3419 additions or changes in our databases during April 2012.