A GERMAN submarine from World War One has emerged on the coast of France - over 101 years after it was abandoned. Found buried in the sand off Wissant, near Calais, the remains of the UC-61 vessel have been exposed. After it hit landed and became flooded, the submarine's crew abandoned it in 1917 and by 1930 it was entirely buried under sand. The vessel becomes visible every two to three years and is a reoccurring tourist attraction. Since December two sections of the submarine have been visible at low tide, 330ft (100m) from the dune. The local mayor Bernard Bracq warns that the sight won't last long. He said: "The wreck is visible briefly every two to three years, depending on the tides and the wind that leads to sand movements, but a good gust of wind and the wreck will disappear again." But local tour guide Vincent Schmitt disagrees, as he believes more of the UC-61 is set to be exposed. He said: "All the residents of Wissant knew there was a submarine here, but the wreck … [Read more...] about German World War One submarine that was abandoned in 1917 uncovered on French beach
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