Divers of Northern Fleet to raise equipment from US ship sunk in 1945

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Management of search and rescue of the Northern Fleet is preparing to launch the operation to raise technology, which was delivered to the Soviet Union during World War II and is on board of transport ship “Thomas Donaldson” sunk in 1945 in the Barents Sea, the acting head of the press service of Northern Fleet Captain of 2nd Rank Andrei Luzik  told reporters on Thursday.
“Thomas Donaldson” (type “Liberty”) was sunk two months before the end of the war by a German submarine near the Kildin Island. Divers of Northern Fleet carried out the first survey of transport in 2005. Since then,warriors and veterans of Severomorsk give military honors to participants of Allied convoys killed in the Barents Sea at this place.

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