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A monster off the British coast: Rusting hulk of World War One German U-boat emerges after almost a century

They were the deadly weapon Germany deployed during World War One.
But nearly a century later, all that remains of the former submarine that wreaked havoc on Britain's defences is a crumbling, rusted wreck.
This is the wreckage of a German World War One U-boat which has been marooned on mudflats off the Kent coast for nearly a century.
Normally the tip of the boat can be seen surrounded by waves; but low tides following storm surges means that the husk can be seen more fully than usual.


Experts say it is the only German submarine, which has lain in the River Medway in Kent since 1921, that is visible in UK waters today.
They believe it is a UB-122 - one of more than 100 U-boats surrendered to the British at the end of the war.
Today the wreckage can still be seen beached in a remote area of mudflats on the banks of the River Medway in Hoo, Kent.


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