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There’s nothing sadder than the wreck of a once-great submarine

There's nothing sadder than the wreck of a once-great submarine

They dove beneath the waves, and helped to win massive global wars. But submarines can’t submerge forever. Eventually, these old warhorses get swept away by history. Here are some images of the most haunting dead submarines of all time.

Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, May 17 1993

There's nothing sadder than the wreck of a once-great submarine

One submarine tender and 16 nuclear submarines are awaiting scrapping.

The remains of two XT-Craft midget submarines, Aberlady Bay, Scotland, UK

There's nothing sadder than the wreck of a once-great submarine

The XT-Craft submarines are the training versions of the X-Craft that attacked the Battleship Tirpitz in September 1943. Two of these vessels were transported to Aberlady Bay and used for target practice and gun tests by Royal Air Force aircraft.

There's nothing sadder than the wreck of a once-great submarine

There's nothing sadder than the wreck of a once-great submarine

There's nothing sadder than the wreck of a once-great submarine

There's nothing sadder than the wreck of a once-great submarine

Near the Russian naval base of Olenya Bay, Kola Peninsula, Russia

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