Deepest salvage operation [Diver-assisted]

Last updated: September 9, 2017 at 20:14 pm

245 m (803 ft) – Wreck of HMS Edinburgh off Bear Island (Bjørnøya) in the Barents Sea (Norway), in 1981. A British dive team recovered 431 gold ingots. The British light cruiser was sunk by torpedoes (German and British) in April 1942.

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