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Argentina: Wreck of missing submarine ARA San Juan located in the Atlantic after a year

The submarine ARA San Juan was returning to its base in the coastal city of Mar del Plata when the Navy lost contact with it. Argentina launched a search for survivors in which 18 countries extended their assistance but there was no trace of any of the 44 crewmen who were in the submarine. However, the Navy continued to search for the vessel which has now been located. The tragedy happened last year on November 15. The Guardian reports that the wreckage is lying at a depth of approximately 2,625ft in the Atlantic Ocean and the Navy has confirmed that there is a “positive identification.” The Navy hired an American firm for the search and they succeeded in locating the remains of ARA San Juan by means of a remote-operated submersible....Read more

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