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Articles by Innes McCartney:

U-Boat Hunter Innes McCartney: Finding the second-largest naval war grave in the Channel & it’s a Kriegsmarine wreck (image heavy)

BACK WHEN YOU COULD COUNT the number of trimix divers in the UK on the fingers of two hands, I began working on a list…

‘The most intact U-boat wreck I’ve ever seen’ U-Boat Hunter Dr Innes McCartney – The Discovery of U778

German submarine U-778 was a Type VIIC U-boat built for Nazi Germany’s Kriegsmarine in World War II. She only completed one combat patrol and sank…

The Discovery of U-155 – By U-Boat Hunter Dr Innes McCartney

One of the most terrifying things about naval combat during the First World War was the constant threat of U-boats, hidden beneath the ocean. Germany…

U-Boat Hunter Innes McCartney: The Discovery of U1003

U-1003 escaped an attack by a 120 Squadron Liberator on 20 March 1945 but was rammed at periscope depth on the next evening by the…

‘The most intact U-boat wreck I’ve ever seen’ U-Boat Hunter Innes McCartney – The Discovery of U778

German submarine U-778 was a Type VIIC U-boat built for Nazi Germany’s Kriegsmarine in World War II. She only completed one combat patrol and sank…

‘The most intact U-boat wreck I’ve ever seen’ U-Boat Hunter Innes McCartney – The Discovery of U778

German submarine U-778 was a Type VIIC U-boat built for Nazi Germany’s Kriegsmarine in World War II. She only completed one combat patrol and sank…

The Discovery of U-155 – U-Boat Hunter Dr Innes McCartney

U-155 had the youngest U-boat commander during the war since Von Friedeburg was only 20 years old. In December, Kptlt. Erwin Witte took over and…

MUST READ: 42 amazing images from a dive onto U89 by Dr Innes McCarthy the U Boat hunter

Amazing images from Dr Innes McCartney – the condition of this wreck is incredible. U89 survived just over six months in service before it sunk…

U-Boat Hunter Dr Innes McCartney: discovery of U637

The wreck is a very intact VIIC, which under normal circumstances would be difficult to tell from any other VIICs sunk during Operation Deadlight. However,…

‘The most intact U-boat wreck I’ve ever seen’ U-Boat Hunter Innes McCartney – The Discovery of U778

German submarine U-778 was a Type VIIC U-boat built for Nazi Germany’s Kriegsmarine in World War II. She only completed one combat patrol and sank…

U-Boat Hunter Innes McCartney: The Discovery of U1003

U-1003 escaped an attack by a 120 Squadron Liberator on 20 March 1945 but was rammed at periscope depth on the next evening by the…

GUEST BLOGGER U-Boat Hunter Innes McCartney: The Discovery of U2506 (image heavy)

By Dr Innes McCartney During the Operation Deadlight Expeditions, we aimed to find, record and identify some of the 116 U-boats that were dumped at…