The submarine F-14 sinks, last week, off the Adriatic harbor of Pola, after being accidentally rammed by the destroyer Giuseppe Missori.
Sea: Rough. Weather: Stormy. Depth: About 140 ft Position of submarine: Almost vertical, making easy the attachment of hoisting chains.
Located within one hour, by aviators peering from seaplanes.
Salvage Director arrives within 95 minutes after the disaster, by airplane, from Rome. Name: General Naval Engineer Bernardis, subordinate to Admiral Foschini.
Communication: Established at once by submarine telegraph.
Air Hose: Attached within 24 hours to breather fittings integral with hull.