The Dutch navy announced this week it has discovered the wreck of the U-106, a German World War I submarine lost in October 1917.

The Dutch had kept the find a secret until relatives of those killed on board were traced and notified, UPI reported.

The U-boat was found in October 2009 by HNLMS Snellius, which was engaged in charting the sea about 40 miles north off Terschelling Island, one of the West Frisian Islands off the coast of the Netherlands.

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