מחבר: אוראל אלחדד
Soon finished the new Israeli submarine ins ‘ middle class ‘ journey. Wanted the fate and arrival of the submarine carried out not only in the same path in the Mediterranean that the submarine ins Dakar ‘ transfer ‘ but also on those occasions. Today, the anniversary of the disappearance of the 48 submarine ins Dakar ‘, ‘ ins ‘ middle class ‘ fighters, to pay respects to their divers in fall. They do it to complete the task, when the ins Dakar ‘ team never got to see, the submarine. Memory brother, fighters and commanders ins ‘ Spike ‘ is a candle and heritage activity submarine flotilla “said submarine flotilla Commander, Colonel d. “The question marks around the ins ‘ Decker ‘ escorted and accompanied by us families, and submarine flotilla of the sea than 48 years. One thing is clear, however, that if the legacy of ins ‘ Spike ‘ divers and other past divers grew strong and powerful submarine flotilla, and force an unprecedented deterrent, “he added. During the ceremony in memory of the submarine ins Dakar “instead of sinking, 265 miles from the shores of the country, commanders and fighters from naval submarines and missile boats flotilla, the names were falling, laid wreaths in volley, and the sound of the communion.
At the same time, held a memorial service for the submarine ins Dakar ‘ mount Herzl “led by Deputy Chief of general staff, Gen. Yair Golan, sea Wing Commander, Gen. RAM Rothberg and bereaved families in attendance. “Today we go humpity-bumpity, are as close as can be. Here the height and depth of the sea. Apparently a coincidence or maybe just not, “said the Commander, Maj. Gen. sea arm RAM Rothberg. “We’re trying to be sea wing here you can touch, hug and hold. And there, divers, ins ‘ middle ‘ salute to the ins Dakar divers as seen in the morning. We really see them, feel them, like we stood with them on the platform at portsmot. And even experience them the same feelings and emotions to the coveted destination-home, to see, to touch, hug and kiss you. One entered into the submarine submarine, her bond with their bodies and formed after seventeen days the lives, forever, heart, sea depth there. “
The submarine ins Dakar ‘ acquired ‘ by the British Navy wing in 1965, it was renovated in portsmot shipyard in England and left for Israel on 9 October 1968. En route to Israel, on 25 January, ה’דקר nature and her men were 69. Only 31 years after her disappearance, were found the remains of a submarine 485 km on the ground, at a depth of 3 km below sea level. Israeli public opinion on submarine ins ‘ Decker ‘ remains a mystery, and also national trauma 48 years after the sinking.
Translated from Navy website