via the Daily Telegraph, 20 November 2013
THE wreckage of a German World War II submarine has been found off Indonesia’s Java island, an archaeologist says.
Archaeologists explored the wreckage of the submarine last week in the Java Sea following information from fishermen, said Adhityatama Shinatria, a diver from Indonesia’s National Centre of Archaeological Research.
Source: The Daily Telegraph, 20 November 2013
21 June 2006 (Phuket Gazette) – British Government stops plan to salvage WWII submersibles off Phuket.
Chariot salvage attempt scotched
The British government has scotched, at least for the time being, a planned attempt by local salvage company East Marine SBS Co to raise two British World War II Chariots from the waters off Phuket.
The Governor said after the meeting, â€œI told East Marine SBS that if they received approval from the British Admiralty, I would allow the salvage project. But today I received a letter [from the British government] stating that it regards them as assets of Britain and pointing out that it is British military tradition to leave in place any vessels lost during war.