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French submarine found 50 years after disappearance

La Minerve, which vanished in 1968 with 52 sailors on board, discovered off Toulon
An undated photograph shows La Minerve during a military exercise. Photograph: STF/AFP/Getty Images

The French navy has located one of its submarines that disappeared more than 50 years ago with 52 crew on board.

La Minerve was discovered on the seabed in the Mediterranean off the port of Toulon.

“It’s a success, a relief and a technical feat,” Florence Parly, the defence

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