Sub That Went Missing in '42 Found in Mediterranean

The wreck of Royal Navy submarine HMS Urge has been discovered 77 years after it vanished in the Mediterranean during World War II.

The sub disappeared in 1942 during a mission from the island of Malta to the Egyptian port of Alexandria. Malta, which was home to a major Royal Navy base, was of immense strategic importance during World War II. Desperate to capture the island, German and Italian forces laid siege to Malta from June 1940 to November 1942.

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