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Athenia found
Posted on: 10/6/2017 2:33:22 PM
 First British ship to be sunk in the Second World War.


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The remains of the first British ship to be sunk in WW2 appear to have been identified on the Atlantic seabed.

Shipwreck-hunter David Mearns says sonar data shows the transatlantic passenger liner Athenia to be lying 200m down on Rockall Bank, off Ireland.
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