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U-263 is a boat accessible salt water dive site, located in La Rochelle, France. The maximum depth is 91-100ft/28-30m.

The boat was lost only 2 days out from its base. During deep diving trials the boat reported that its external portside no 2 fuel tank had collapsed and that the boat needed immediate help. Search for the boat and its crew found nothing.

Sunk 20 Jan, 1944 in the Bay of Biscay near La Rochelle, France, in position 46.06N, 01.36W, during a deep dive trials. 51 dead (all hands lost).

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