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A century under the sea

The 776ft ocean liner was torpedoed south of Skerryvore in Scotland by German Type III Coastal U-boat UB-64 at the end of the First World War

These stunning photographs show the wreckage of a British troop ship 235ft down on the seabed off the Irish coast - 99 years after it was destroyed by a German U-boat.
Chemist Darragh Norton, 43, captured images of the giant SS Justicia off the north-west coast of Ireland.
The 776ft ocean liner was torpedoed south of Skerryvore in Scotland by German Type III Coastal U-boat UB-64 at the end of the First World War. 
It had been used as a troop ship and in July 1918 was sailing from Belfast to New York without any passengers. Escorted by destroyers, the vessel reached 23 miles off Skerryvore when the German sub started firing.

Stunning photographs show the wreckage of a British troop ship deep underwater off the Irish coast - 99 years after it was destroyed by a German U-boat
Stunning photographs show the wreckage of a British troop ship deep underwater off the Irish coast - 99 years after it was destroyed by a German U-boat

Divers captured stunning images of the giant, rusting vessel, which lies on the seabed off Malin Head in Ireland
Divers captured stunning images of the giant, rusting vessel, which lies on the seabed off Malin Head in Ireland

Justicia stayed afloat as the watertight doors were closed in time and most of the crew could evacuate...Read More..>>>

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