Military divers have raised two American Second World War Sherman tanks from the bottom of the Barents Sea.
The Thomas Donaldson was the 20th ship in a convoy entering the Kola Inlet of the Barents Sea.
She was hit at 1.15pm on the starboard side by one torpedo about 20 miles from the mouth of the inlet.
The master Robert Headden ordered the crew of eight officers, 34 crewmen and 27 armed guards to abandon ship after 10 minutes.
One man died after being rescued. The master and eight crew members remained aboard and were later rescued by the HMS Honeysuckle, which towed the stricken ship towards Kola Inlet.
Divers took more than a week clearing debris from the deck of the Thomas Donaldson 164 feet underwater to get to the tanks.
Commander of the Russian Navy’s Northern Fleet Vice Admiral Nikolai Evmenov said the operation would lift some other large and armoured vehicles from the wreck before leaving.