They will take it further and then they have to agree with Russia about what to do," said Tengroth. The military added it did not think a full technical analysis was necessary. A group of both Russian and Swedish experts visited the wreck in September to establish how much was left and whether it could be salvaged. Finding the remains of a submarine is more difficult than locating a sunken ship, Bogdanov said, stressing that the latest discovery was a rare occurrence. Speculation had been swirling about the origins of the vessel after Swedish divers announced Monday that a submarine had been found about 1. The submarine - named Catfish - was the first of its kind made in Saint Petersburg, armed with one machine gun and one inch torpedo tube, and was launched in Vladivostok in The vessel was measured at around 20 metres 66ft long and 3. He did not give the vessel's location but according to Swedish tabloid Expressen, which published images of the wreck on its website, it was found about 1. What international students really think about studying in Stockholm. According to the divers who found the submarine, it was a modern model and it appeared to be intact, suggesting that the remains of the crew may still be on board.
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Submarine likely to be Som-class submarine, nicknamed Catfish, which The Swedish military said pictures of the wreck taken by the divers. A Som class submarine similar to the one believed to have been found of a Russian so-called 'Som class' submarine (nicknamed 'Catfish') which to Swedish tabloid Expressen, which published images of the wreck on its. InSwedish diving group Ocean X Team found the wreck of what initially appeared to be a foreign mini-submarine off the east coast of Sweden.
The Swedish armed forces subsequently issued a statement that it was "most likely" a Russian Som-class submarine The pictures from the wreck showed that the yellow submarine was standing.
Get notified about breaking news on The Local. A group of both Russian and Swedish experts visited the wreck in September to establish how much was left and whether it could be salvaged. They will take it further and then they have to agree with Russia about what to do," said Tengroth.
One unit remains in the Black Sea Fleet but it may be decommissioned in In Octobera fisherman alerted the coastguard to a submarine of Soviet origin which had mysteriously run aground in Swedish waters, sparking concerns the Soviet Union would try to recapture it. Fear of missing out?
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i svenskt vatten. Som-class submarine (better known by its nicknamed Catfish) that sank in Russian Catfish submarine discovered off coast of Sweden. divers in Russia, said from the look of pictures from the wreck it is the Som vessel.
The military added it did not think a full technical analysis was necessary.
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