Friday, August 6, 2010

Submarines rotting on a beach in Scotland

Aberlady submarines:

The submarines are XT-Craft, training versions of the X-Craft that attacked the Tirpitz in 1942. In 1946 two of these vessels were towed to Aberlady Bay and moored to a large concrete block, then used as target practice and gun tests by RAF aircraft. Afterwards their badly damaged remains were simply left to rot.