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ARCHIE_CALVERT
07-23-2006, 03:56 PM
My Late Uncle was looking into our families past and turned this up... His Uncle Robert Henry was on board Sumarine H5 and was reported MIA at the time...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v187/Secudus/WeirdMakeBelieve/UncleRobertHenry.jpg

The wreck is mentioned here: http://www.mcga.gov.uk/c4mca/mcga-environmental/mcga-do...cga-dops-sar-row.htm (http://www.mcga.gov.uk/c4mca/mcga-environmental/mcga-dops_row_receiver_of_wreck/mcga-dops-row-protected-wrecks/mcga-dops-sar-row.htm)

More: http://aquilinefocus.blogspot.com/2006/03/submarines-hm...ss-h-5-built-in.html (http://aquilinefocus.blogspot.com/2006/03/submarines-hms-h5-uss-h-5-built-in.html)

Actual photo of the wreack of H5: http://www.beyondmagazine.co.uk/wreck/dcaerbay.htm

ARCHIE_CALVERT
07-23-2006, 03:56 PM
My Late Uncle was looking into our families past and turned this up... His Uncle Robert Henry was on board Sumarine H5 and was reported MIA at the time...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v187/Secudus/WeirdMakeBelieve/UncleRobertHenry.jpg

The wreck is mentioned here: http://www.mcga.gov.uk/c4mca/mcga-environmental/mcga-do...cga-dops-sar-row.htm (http://www.mcga.gov.uk/c4mca/mcga-environmental/mcga-dops_row_receiver_of_wreck/mcga-dops-row-protected-wrecks/mcga-dops-sar-row.htm)

More: http://aquilinefocus.blogspot.com/2006/03/submarines-hm...ss-h-5-built-in.html (http://aquilinefocus.blogspot.com/2006/03/submarines-hms-h5-uss-h-5-built-in.html)

Actual photo of the wreack of H5: http://www.beyondmagazine.co.uk/wreck/dcaerbay.htm

ploughman
07-23-2006, 04:24 PM
Terrible. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-sad.gif Such terrible times. We don't know how lucky we are.

Enforcer572005
07-23-2006, 07:37 PM
fascinating. Fratricide makes its loss that much worse....and it's still a problem.

interesting that the RN paid a bounty for a uboat kill anyway.

BfHeFwMe
07-23-2006, 08:04 PM
Wonder how long the T/K'ers were kicked from the server? http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/winky.gif

Taylortony
07-23-2006, 10:16 PM
I wonder if they ever learned of their mistake......... terrible for both crews http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_frown.gif