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Painting of a young Robert Douglas Don - Gavin's uncle who was lost with the sub in 1942.<br />
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A former Royal Navy officer is on a one-man mission to find a Second World War submarine his uncle died on that has been lost at sea for 74 years.<br />
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Gav Don started his crusade to locate HMS Triumph about five years ago and plans to take a boat with sonar equipment to the Aegean Sea next year to track down the wreck.<br />
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The 55-year-old former warfare officer, who now runs his own business, hopes to preserve the vessel's final resting place and make sure its crew are honoured and remembered.<br />
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During his quest he has found relatives of about half the crew, including a wartime sweetheart, and uncovered an intelligence disaster that had been completely ignored by British records.