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Komsomolets: the prototype Soviet nuclear sub still resting at the bottom of the ocean

Komsomolets: the prototype Soviet nuclear sub still resting at the bottom of the ocean K-278 was a prototype 4th-generation nuclear submarine designed to implement a number of features.The crew still aboard Komsomolets seals the conning tower hatch at 5 PM to prevent water from pouring in and drowning the handful of crew still aboard.

World War II warships, submarines are being stolen off the ocean floor

World War II warships, submarines are being stolen off the ocean floor The battle was a massive defeat for the Allied fleet, which contained ships from the Australian, Dutch, UK, and American navies.Over the course of the engagement, two Allied light cruisers and three destroyers were sunk, while one of the heavy cruisers was badly damaged.