Violation of Maritime ‘War Graves’ – Fresh Allegations


The submarine HMS E3’s wrecksite has allegedly been the subject of illicit diving and salvage.

GOVERNMENTS AND heritage agencies on both sides of the North Sea are again facing scrutiny after fresh allegations that maritime graves of missing naval personnel have been violated by commercial salvage companies and wreck divers looking for souvenirs. Andy Brockman takes up the story, which comes against the background of controversy surrounding the alleged commercial salvage of wrecks in the Java Sea.


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