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Submarine captain's body recovered off Zuoying naval base

ROC Central News Agency

2009/09/16 10:19:38

By Sofia Wu

Kaohsiung, Sept. 16 (CNA) The body of a submarine captain who slipped and fell overboard from his vessel two days ago was recovered early Wednesday after an intensive search, military authorities said later that day.

The body of Chen Chi-tsung, captain of the submarine Hai Lung, was discovered 3.1 nautical miles southwest of Zuoying naval base near Kaohsiung City in southern Taiwan at 7: 45 a.m., naval sources said.

Chen's body will be taken to the morgue of a naval hospital for the time being, the sources said.

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