France finds wreckage of submarine which disappeared in 1968

The AsterX submarine drone returns on board the Antea research vessel during the second phase of the search for the wreckage of the Minerve submarine, in this image provided by the Marine Nationale on July 22, 2019. Sebastien Chenal/Marine Nationale/Handout via REUTERS

PARIS (Reuters) – The French Navy has found the wreckage of its ‘Minerve’ submarine, which disappeared off the coast of Toulon in the Mediterranean Sea in 1968, leading to the loss of 52 lives. “We have just found the Minerve. It was a successful operation, a moment of relief and a demonstration of technical prowess. […]

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