Type of vessel - Submarine

How sunk – Presumed struck a mine

Former names – None

Wreck height - 6m

Having set sail for an operational patrol off Brest the ‘Swordfish’ was not heard from again. She was presumed to have hit a mine killing all 39 crew.

Although it’s not proven that the ‘Swordfish’ struck a mine, the wreck is broken in two just forward of the conning tower, which is consistent with her having struck a mine.

South Coast Ship Wrecks

South Coast

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