Latest Court News - No Submarine Evidence (Photo)
Known Timeline (2004 - 2016)2004 - French trawler BUGALED BREIZH sinks on January 15th with the loss of its (5-man) crew.
2007 - British and Dutch submarines were cleared by French court officials of any involvement in the sinking.
2008 - Inquiry concludes a nuclear submarine snagging the boat's trawl was the "highly probable cause" of the sinking, but the judges recommended the investigation be wound up, with no guilty party traced.
2010 - [April] A French appeal court relaunches investigation to try to identify what US submarines were in the vicinity at the time.
2010 - [May] No "Submarine Expert" Would Even Ask: Story Unravelled Molten Eagle's observed, "Salles is hoping that the transformational Obama administration will share more details about any subs in the area of casualty on 15 January 2004. Is he correct?" Note: Molten Eagle has always said, "Submarines are always silent and strange."
2014 - The inquiry was eventually thrown out by a court in Nantes in 2014.
2015 - Appeal court in Rennes rules there was no evidence that a submarine was involved or that it was a fishing accident.
2016 - France's Court of Cassation, France's court of final appeal for civil and criminal matters, said there was no evidence to support the claim, nor that it was a fishing accident. The latest decision of France's highest judicial court backs up the ruling by the appeal court in Rennes in May 2015.
Photo: Salvaged Trawler BUGALED BREIZHNote the circled hull depression (which was evident on port side, as well). The depressions have been explained in the opinion of some experts [translated] as follows [color emphasis mine]:
"4 / The hull of BUGALED BREIZH presents a depression of the shell, on both sides, at the fish hold. It is the sign of a quick drive to the bottom, causing the implosion of the fish hold remained closed by the water pressure. If classic shipwreck by water such as water seeps everywhere, but the process takes time and leaves the crew of survival." five more expert opinions (untranslated) hereWhen state security is involved, evidential protocols regarding "Submarines are always silent and strange".