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  Wreck URSUS

URSUS has emerged from Zadar (italian area) 30.Jan 1940, transporting armed pontoon, which should be transported to Albania. In the morning 30.Jan passing the north-east coast of island Vis, 1-2 miles from Ursus British navy appeared and started shooting toward the Ursus. It shooted transport ship and engine. Huge fire came up, which has overtaken a cargo of ship, which included a grenades for pontoon. Ship crew saved one rescue boat and boarded wounded people. In a meantime crew of pontoon started shooting toward the submarine, and after that submarine dissapear.

TYPE: Tugboat
AFFILIATION: Italy
BUILT: 1918
SUNK: 13.1.1941.g.
CAUSE: Sunken by a British submarine
DEMENSION: L-35m,W-5m
DEPTH: 45-63m




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