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RN surveys Jutland

Stunning new 3D scans have emerged from the largest naval battle in history showing the final resting place of a German Flagship.

SMS Lützow 2 SMS Lützow
Looking like a small ridge at the bottom of the North Sea these images actually show SMS Lützow, Admiral Franz von Hipper’s Flagship, scuttled during the Battle of Jutland in 1916.

hms echo

The images were captured by the Royal Navy survey ship HMS Echo which has been visiting Jutland and has surveyed 21 of 25 historic wrecks there. Read more here