A French submarine that has been absent for over 50 years has been situated by a hunt group.

French Defense Minister Florence Parly tweeted the declaration on Monday, portraying the revelation as a “consolation and specialized accomplishment”.

Fifty-two mariners were ready the Minerve when it disappeared close to the port of Toulon, on the French south coast, in January 1968.

Past endeavors to locate the submarine were all fruitless.

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Ms Parly reported the new recuperation exertion not long ago, after crisp solicitations from dispossessed families to locate their friends and family.

“We have quite recently discovered the Minerva,” Ms Parly tweeted (in French). “It’s a triumph, a consolation and a specialized accomplishment. I think about the families who have been sitting tight for this minute so long.”

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A document photograph from 1965 demonstrates the team of the submarine

The new inquiry group supposedly re-examined information from the mishap, including tides, to help discover the destruction with the assistance of new innovation, AFP reports.

The last disclosure was made by a pontoon having a place with private US organization Ocean Infinity, an anonymous French maritime authority told the news office.

The missing submarine was discovered 45km (30 miles) from Toulon 2,370m (7,800ft) under the surface, AFP reports.


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