'High probability it's the Athenia'
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'High probability it's the Athenia'

Shipwreck-hunter David Mearns believes he has identified the passenger liner Athenia on the seafloor.

The vessel was struck by a German U-boat torpedo within hours of Britain's declaration of war on Hitler on 3 September, 1939.

David Mearns spoke to BBC science correspondent Jonathan Amos.

  • 05 Oct 2017