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2004-05-19 00:00:00

Fishing Trawler Catches Submarine???

Check out this story. Can you imagine what happens to the whales, dolphins, turtles, sharks and other marine creatures who don’t even have a chance against these boats?

COPENHAGEN (AFP) – A Danish trawler made a surprise catch when it scooped up a German submarine in its nets, forcing the vessel to rise to the surface, Danish sea rescue officials said.

The trawler was fishing in the Skagerrak waters between Norway and Denmark, about 20 nautical miles off the Danish port of Hirtshals, when it made its unusual catch…

This is not the first time a Danish fishing boat has had a close encounter with a submarine in the region. In March 1984, three crewmen were killed when their trawler was pulled to the bottom by a German submarine caught in its nets.