Search team returning to Churchill River after release of sonar images showing suspected Nazi submarine
Posted by satyrikon στο Ιουλίου 27, 2012
Originally posted on National Post | News:
Until this week, proof of a sunken Nazi submarine in Labrador was confined to old rumours of dark shadows in the Churchill River.
The stories go back decades, suggesting that German U-boats had snaked along the river bottom and deep into Labrador.
Now newly released sonar images depicting a mysterious submerged shape near Happy Valley-Goose Bay have generated excitement among those who believe the old tales and skepticism among those who don’t.
The images were taken in the summer of 2010, when Brian Corbin volunteered to spend several weeks looking for the bodies of three drowning victims. He was using a sonar device beneath the boat when what looked like a large chunk of metal appeared on his screen.
Mr. Corbin noted the anomaly and moved on.
But when a film crew showed up in the area this month — chasing the local myth of…
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