מחבר: ברית אלמוג
The Memorial to the fallen state ins Dakar was held Tuesday at Mount Herzl, 47 years after the sinking at sea. The ceremony was held in the presence of Deputy Chief-of-staff, Gen. Yair Golan, the Commander of the Navy, Gen. RAM Rothberg, senior staff of the Navy and the bereaved families. Ins Dakar disappeared with 69 crew members who were with her on the way from the uk, when you launch the Israeli Navy launched a port in Haifa for the first time. For years the decline remains unknown place, until the remains were identified in 1999.
“Since the depths of the sea are sinking, felt them as close as possible, even the Exit Sub and return to Israel made almost like them,” said Navy commander major general RAM Rothberg, referring to the arrival of the submarine ins crocodile at the beginning of the year. “We felt all the fighters like they stabbed us in every mile we sailed. When they felt pride and mission, as they sang “Hatikvah” and us time, when they wanted to go and hug you on the family. That hug.
Ins Dakar was T submarine which served in the British Navy and was bought by Israel in the mid-1960s. She sank off the coast of Cyprus at 25.1.1968, five days before the date it was supposed to dock in Haifa for the first time. The cause of the sinking remains a mystery, and was sold to prolific rumors over the years. However, after finding the remains of a submarine exploring the high seas inspection team came to the conclusion that the boat sank because of a sudden event caused her to crash dive to the bottom. A submarine is to this day a major event in the history of the Navy and naval submarines in particular, when the submarine ins crocodile at the beginning of the year, it will place the ins Dakar above the fingerprint for casting and Memorial wreaths, decades after the sinking.
Sub ins Dakar did not survive after the final man, but some of the staff not to cruise piercer at the last minute before leaving the port, and they are survivors of Decker. “Every year it moving again. This is our second ceremony this year, “said Karmel, one of the survivors, Spike. During the sailing of the ins officer asked me a Navy commander major general RAM Rothberg, a ceremony to commemorate the ins Dakar over the decline in point through the arrival of ins crocodile. The ceremony brought 2,000 years old, stone says her 67 67 male spaces, and flung over the remains of the submarine.
Translated from Navy website