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Bristol divers uncover history behind wreck of WWI ship torpedoed by a U-Boat

For three years, members of a Bristol scuba diving club have meticulously examined the remains of a ship torpedoed by a U-boat in World War One.

The Baygitano was travelling from Le Havre in France to Cardiff when it was sunk by U-boat UC-77 in Lyme Bay, off Lyme Regis on March 18, 1918. Both the first mate and fourth engineer were killed in the attack.

read more Bristol divers uncover history behind wreck of WWI ship torpedoed by a U-Boat | Bristol Post.

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This entry was posted on March 18, 2015 by in Archaeology.

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