What an astounding photo in Hastings Observer 16/9/16 of the German submarine washed up onto Hastings beach.
What the value of the boat and its fittings would now be to a restorer or museum or collectors of U Boat memorabilia?
Are there any pieces from it in the hands of local people I wonder or even on the beach itself?
Ion Casto’s images are so good and I am sure bring back memories for many in our area.
The picture as suggested in the article was seemingly ‘doctored’ and showed the boat on what was already a beach scene taken at an earlier time.
Talk about ‘cut and paste’ and this was all those years in the past, I imagine there was a little early airbrush work as well but without the benefits of the air!
Great pics, well done Hastings Observer and Ion Castro for sharing these wonderful pieces of local history.
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