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German WWII Shipwreck V308 Oscar Neynaber with Depth Charges on Deck
Diving this shipwreck requires a special diving permit from the Finnish Defence Forces and Finnish Military Museum. V308 was sunk by the Russians September 23, 1941. The wreck still has live ammunition that has not been salvaged. On the video you can antiaircraft guns and depth bombs on deck.
Here are some low-res framegrabs of the video:
Please enjoy this Full HD video with some militaristic music:
Klaus Oldendorf – Tales of Old
The steamship Klaus Oldendorf was built in 1892. It was sunk in 1942, probably by a torpedo of a Russian submarine. All men were lost. The wreck is located south of Porkkala, almost halfway between Finland and Estonia.
The video below was shot with a Sony MC50E video camera equipped with an Aquatica/Amphibico HW Wave underwater camera housing. A single 200W HMI lamp was used for illumination.
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