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Divers steal from Holland 5 submarine off Sussex coast

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Thieves have targeted a historically important submarine wreck lying in the English Channel, it has emerged.

English Heritage said divers stole the torpedo tube hatch of the Holland 5, which sank six miles off Eastbourne in East Sussex in 1912.

The theft was discovered during a licensed dive by the Nautical Archaeology Society (NAS) in June and confirmed during a dive last month.

Sussex Police and English Heritage have appealed for help to catch the perpetrators, who may have struck up to two years ago.....

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