Tag Archives: Sweden

Jellyfish Invasion Shuts Down Swedish Reactor – A Sign of the Jellyfish Apocalypse?

Over the weekend, a huge swarm of moon jellyfish shut down the 1,400 megawatt Unit 3 reactor at the Oskarshamn nuclear power plant on Sweden’s Baltic Sea coast.  The jellyfish clogged the cooling water intakes, located roughly 60′ feet below the … Continue reading

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WWII Soviet Submarine S-6 Found in Baltic Sea

The Soviet submarine S-6 which disappeared on patrol in September, 1941 was been identified on the floor of the Baltic by the Swedish military. The submarine was found southeast of the Baltic island of Oland, in what was, during the … Continue reading

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‘Extraordinary’ 800 Year Old Shipwreck Found off Swedish Coast

This is a busy time for underwater explorers in the waters off Sweden. Yesterday, we posted about an unidentified object on the Baltic Sea floor which the media has been referring to as the Millennium Falcon.   Recently, divers off the south coast of Sweden … Continue reading

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Mystery wreck found in Swedish Baltic

Recently a very interesting shipwreck was discovered in the waters between the islands of Gotland and Öland off the east coast of Sweden.  The article seems to claim that it is the “world’s intact oldest wreck” though most apparently think … Continue reading

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Women on Subs – Not all that New

Julian Stockwin made a comment on Twitter this morning (what is the past tense of “to tweet?” by the way) regarding women on submarines.  He noted that Norway has had women serving on submarines for decades.   Indeed, the US … Continue reading

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