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PICTURED: Barracuda plane lift - A close up of part of the Barracuda wing which has been lifted form the sea.<br />
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Ever Ready - Archaeologists stunned after WW2 battery recovered from under the Solent still works.<br />
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Maritime historians who have recovered the wreck of a rare wartime aircraft that has spent 76 years under water were stunned to find its battery still works.<br />
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The Fairey Barracuda sea plane was found by accident during a seabed survey of the Solent ahead of the laying of an underwater electricity cable.<br />
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The Royal Navy torpedo bomber ditched in the sea moments after taking off from HMS Daedelus at Lee-on-the-Solent, Hants, for a test flight in 1943.