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French submarine lost in 1968 found at last in Mediterranean

Jul 23, 2019 - 10:51 AM

The diesel-electric Minerve submarine was lost off France's southern coast with 52 sailors on board on January 27, 1968

(FILES) A photo taken in the second half of the 60s showing the submersible "Minerve" docked in the old port of Marseille, southern France. The submarine La Minerve, which disappeared 50 years ago, has been found off the coast of Toulon, southern France, it was announced by the French Defence Minister on July 22, 2019. The "Minerva" disappeared at sea, with its 52 man crew on January 27, 1968, off Toulon. STF / AFP

New mission to find Argentine sub that sank with 44 crew on board

Sep 07, 2018 - 4:49 PM

The Seabed Constructor will set out September 7 from the port of Comodoro Rivadavia, some 1,800 kilometers south of Buenos Aires, carrying both Argentine sailors and relatives of the missing submariners

MH370 hunt likely to end mid-June, says official

Mar 03, 2018 - 8:23 PM

Nearly 4 years after the disappearance of the plane, relatives of the missing passengers also speak of their continuing sense of pain and loss

Malaysia says no mystery over 'missing' MH370 search ship

Feb 08, 2018 - 8:10 PM

The Seabed Constructor, hired in January for a fresh search for the missing plane, turns off its location transponder for 3 days without explanation earlier this month, sparking a slew of speculation

LIOW TIONG LAI. Malaysia's Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai (C) speaks during a press conference as Director general of Malaysia's Civil Aviation Department. Photo by Mohd Rasfan/AFP