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The wreck of one of the famous ships of Her Majesty’s Naval Service - SS Sagaing which sank at the Trincomalee harbour during the World War II, is refloated after 75 years stay underwater by a team of divers of Sri Lanka Navy making a landmark turning point in the field of Diving and Salvage.(Pix by Navy Media)


  Comments - 9

  • Simran Dubai Sunday, 01 April 2018 11:32 AM

    It is a waste of money, what country or SL Navy going to gain by this exercise?

    Ceylon Sunday, 01 April 2018 01:35 PM

    This is navy's jib.also history is very impirtat.this is another important hidden history came out.

    EXPAT Sunday, 01 April 2018 02:46 PM

    It is not a waste of money or time. First - it is training to undertake salvage jobs. Second - these wrecks are very valuable. Many spend millions looking for such historic things. Third - this shows to the world the capabilities of our forces. Don't forget - we have the only armed-force in the world to have crushed a terrorist organization.

    Dalu Banda Sunday, 01 April 2018 01:50 PM

    Nothing wrong, it is required that military establishment to "engage" the listed men and women in war related activities. during "peace" ,They have to go back to the war, when the need has arisen.

    Subramaniam Sunday, 01 April 2018 02:14 PM

    It’s worth Millions of $$, if marketed well to tourists.

    Ceylon Sunday, 01 April 2018 06:41 PM

    Good idea.

    Dee Sunday, 01 April 2018 04:13 PM

    The relocation of the vessel if well marketed will be a good tourism site. Hats off navy. Better than showing those ships robbed by the ltte.

    Rohantha Sunday, 01 April 2018 04:39 PM

    One day, they sink one ship in mid sea. Other day they refloat another sunken ship.

    S.P.RAMKUMAR Sunday, 01 April 2018 05:32 PM

    If Government do commercial service in this field, there is lot of demands,

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