In 2004, a project started to raise the wreck of the Admiral Graf Spee. As the first part of the ship, the main rangefinder was salvaged in March 2004.
The photos on were made by Tabare Perez, Montevideo.
The parts of the Graf Spee salvaged in 2004 were restored and four years later, the rangefinder is in a much better condition
The photos on were made by Simon Ryan in late 2008.