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NEWS: Rescue effort to help distressed Canadian submarine

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posted on Oct, 5 2004 @ 11:27 AM
A submarine, which is thought to be Canadian, has radioed for assistance. A large rescue effort is currently underway off the west coast of Ireland. The boat is not thought to be nuclear powered or armed.
A major rescue effort has been launched off the west coast of Ireland after a submarine, believed to be Canadian, radioed for assistance.

A Royal Air Force Nimrod has been diverted to the area and a search and rescue helicopter from the Royal Navy base in Ayrshire is on its way.

Please visit the link provided for the complete story.

If it turns out to be a Canadian military submarine, it could be one of the Victoria class of diesel powered submarines which were purchased from the UK.

Victoria Class

Canadian Navy

EDIT: Sky News Story

[edit on 5-10-2004 by Banshee]


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