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In Tunisia, Divers discover French WWI submarine

The divers of Tunisian discovered a French submarine wreck of World War I (ww1) , the Ariane, which was sunk by a German submarine in 1917.

Tunisia : The divers of Tunisian discovered a French submarine wreck of World War I (ww1) , the Ariane, which was sunk by a German submarine in 1917.

In Tunisia, Divers discover French WWI submarine
In Tunisia, Divers discover French WWI submarine

The diving club of  northeast country’s the craft was spotted off Cap Bon by the managers as they are in mission of exploring new sites  with their students.

“ The diving director of the Ras Adar club, Selim Baccar said that “We knew they were wrecks but we didn’t know what we were going to find.”

“On the first dive, we came across the submarine. “ The much part of the wreck is covered by algae, its hatches and periscope and are now homes to the fish and crustaceans.

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The above image is taken by the handout video of  Tunisia’s Ras Adar diving club on October 8, 2020, its  shows the French submarine Ariane that was deep down and sunk in the Mediterranean sea  in the year 1917 by a German submarine. 

According to the several experts the club concluded that it could be  only be the Ariane, that was based in Bizerte, at the situation of a French port in northern Tunisia.

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“Bacar also said ; This is the third submarine found in Tunisia, and the only one from the First World War. It’s exciting, as if a history book has come to life and We came across military reports detailing minute by minute everything that was happening in the Mediterranean. And when we go back to that situation, I say to myself that I’m glad I didn’t experience.

The Historian Ali Ait Mihoub, from Manouba university. “It is not common to find wrecks of submarines, especially from the First World War, because we don’t know exactly where they sank,” said Admiral Dominique Salles, president of the group.