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March 29, 2004


A photo-diary of the raising of the Kursk.

Between May 18 and October 23, the eyes of the world focused on an extraordinary project carried out by two Dutch companies, Mammoet and Smit International: the salvage of the Kursk. This nuclear submarine, which sank following an explosion in August 2000, lay in 108 meters of water at the bottom of the Barents Sea with the bodies of more than 100 men and a substantial part of its weaponry still onboard.

Posted by Ghost of a flea at March 29, 2004 10:31 AM