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OCT 18, 2013 - The Guardian

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The Poseidon adventure: China's secret salvage of Britain's sunken submarine

A new book details how Mao's navy raised the wreck of HMS Poseidon, which went down with the loss of 21 lives in 1931When the British submarine HMS Poseidon sank off China's east coast 82 years ago after colliding with a cargo ship, the dramatic underwater escape by five of its crew members made headlines around the world.But the episode was soon overshadowed by the communist insurgency already raging on the mainland, the Japanese invasion of Manchuria, and eventually the outbreak of the second world war. The world moved on, the wreck of the Poseidon lay 30 metres beneath the sea, lost to ... Read More

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