The Announcement Board

U-166 wreck located

Posted on: 9 Jun 2001 at 17:53.

On 8 June, 2001 BP Amoco PLC and Shell Oil Co. announced that last month they discovered the wreck of U-166 in the Gulf of Mexico in 5000 feet of water while surveying for a planned underwater pipeline. The wreck was discovered in late May 2001.

Thanks to all of you who alerted us on this, we literally got dozens of e-mails on this exciting matter!

We might be getting some official photos of this to post here soon, but it's not certain yet.

More reading on this from the media
Shell Press Release
BBC (they link to as a related source :)
Houston Chronicle
Yahoo News

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