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    • Shipwrecks by war

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    • Archaeology of shipwrecks

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    • Ancient shipwrecks

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    • History books about shipwrecks

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    • Shipwreck law

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    • Lists of shipwrecks

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    • Marine salvage operations

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    • Scuttled vessels

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    • Ship disposal

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    • Ship graveyards

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    • Ships lost with all hands

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    • Ships sunk with no fatalities

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    • Shipwrecked people

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    • Sunken nuclear submarines

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    • Shipwrecking

    • Shipwrecking is the event that caused the wreck, such as the striking of something that causes the ship to sink, the stranding of the ship on rocks, land or shoal, poor maintenance, or the destruction of the ship at sea by violent weather. Factors for the loss of a ship may include: The hallmark of a shipwreck du ... Read »


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    • List of missing ships

    • This is a list of missing ships and wrecks. If it is known that the ship in question sank, then its wreck has not yet been located. Ships are usually declared lost and assumed wrecked after a period of disappearance. The disappearance of a ship usually implies all hands lost. Without witnesses or survivors, the myster ... Read »


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    • Ariake (ferry)

    • Ariake was a ferry launched in 1995. In 2009 it was shipwrecked in Mihama, Mie Prefecture. There were some injuries but all 28 passengers and crew were rescued. ... Read »


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    • Arles Rhône 3



    • Beeswax wreck

    • The beeswax wreck is an as-yet-undiscovered shipwreck located somewhere off the coast of the U.S. state of Oregon, near the mouth of the Nehalem River in Tillamook County. The ship, thought to be a Spanish Manila galleon that was wrecked in the late 1600s, was carrying a large cargo of beeswax, lumps of which have been ... Read »


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    • Cais do Sodré shipwreck


    • HMCS Canada

    • HMCS Canada

      CGS Canada was a patrol vessel, sometimes referred to as a cruiser, in the Fisheries Protection Service of Canada, an enforcement agency that was part of the Department of Marine and Fisheries. Canada is considered to be the nucleus of the Royal Canadian Navy for her role in training Canadian naval officers and asserti ... Read »


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    • Coffin ship (insurance)

    • Coffin ship is the name given to any ship that has been overinsured and is therefore worth more to its owners sunk than afloat. These were hazardous places to work in the days before effective maritime safety regulation. They were generally eliminated in the 1870s with the success of reforms championed by British MP Sa ... Read »


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    • SS Commodore

    • SS Commodore

      SS Commodore was an American steamboat that was wrecked off the coast of Florida on 2 January 1897, while en route to Cuba. The event was immortalized when passenger and author Stephen Crane, who was traveling as a war correspondent for the Bacheller-Johnson syndicate, wrote the classic short story "The Open Boat" abou ... Read »


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    • Conservation and restoration of shipwreck artifacts

    • The conservation and restoration of shipwreck artifacts is the act of caring for cultural heritage that has been part of a shipwreck and have often been underwater for a great length of time. Without conservation most artifacts will perish and important historic data will be lost. In archaeological terms, it is usually ... Read »


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    • USS Davidson (FF-1045)


    • El Salvador (ship)


    • French destroyer Framée



    • SS Java

    • SS Java

      Passengers (as built): SS Java was a British and French ocean liner built in 1865 at Glasgow by J. G. Thompson & Co. It served for the Cunard Line. 1877 it was re-engined with compound engines by Fawcett, Preston & Co, Liverpool and chartered to Warren Line, until it had been sold to Red Star Line one year later and r ... Read »


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    • Kerch Strait oil spill

    • Coordinates: 45°15′N 36°30′E / 45.250°N 36.500°E / 45.250; 36.500 The Kerch Strait (Russian: Керченский пролив, Ukrainian: Керченська протока, Crimean Tatar: Keriç boğazı) ... Read »


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    • List of wreck diving sites


    • Lothair (clipper)

    • Lothair (clipper)

      Lothair was a composite clipper ship of roughly 794 tons, built in 1869 by William Waker at Rotherhithe. MacGregor suggests that she was the last composite ship to be built on the Thames. Her initial ownership was 56 shares held by her builder, William Walker, with the remaining 8 shares taken by her master, Emlyn Peac ... Read »


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    • Marine salvage

    • Marine salvage is the process of recovering a ship, its cargo, or other property after a shipwreck or other maritime casualty. Salvage may encompass towing, re-floating a sunken or grounded vessel, or patching or repairing a ship. Today, protecting the environment from cargoes such as oil or other contaminants is often ... Read »


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    • USS Monitor

    • USS Monitor

      USS Monitor was an iron-hulled steamship. Built during the American Civil War, she was the first ironclad warship commissioned by the Union Navy.Monitor is most famous for her central role in the Battle of Hampton Roads on 9 March 1862, where, under the command of Lieutenant John Worden, she fought the casemate ironcla ... Read »


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    • Nisbet Grammer

    • The Nisbet Grammer was a lake freighter that served on the North American Great Lakes from her commissioning in 1923 until her sinking in 1926. She sank on May 26, 1926, after the Dalwarnic, a freighter of similar size collided with her. The Dalwarnic's bows pierced one of her holds, but all her crew were rescued. Bo ... Read »


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    • Obotrita (ship, 1892)


    • Odyssey Marine Exploration

    • Odyssey Marine Exploration

      Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc. is an American company engaged in the salvage of deep-water shipwrecks. Odyssey salvaged the U.S. Civil War era shipwreck of the SS Republic in 2003 and recovered over 50,000 coins and 14,000 artifacts from the site nearly 1,700 feet deep. Odyssey has several shipwreck projects in vario ... Read »


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    • Otzumer Balje

    • The Otzumer Balje is a gat in the North Sea. The gat runs in a north-south direction between the eastern end of the North Sea island of Langeoog and the western end of neighbouring Spiekeroog. About five kilometres below the Otzumer Balje there is a salt dome, 1.5 to 3 kilometres thick and 6,000 metres in diameter - c ... Read »


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    • Purton Hulks

    • The Purton Hulks or Purton Ships' Graveyard are a number of abandoned boats and ships, deliberately beached beside the River Severn near Purton in Gloucestershire, England, to reinforce the river banks. Most were beached in the 1950s and are now in a state of considerable decay. The site forms the largest ship graveyar ... Read »


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    • Queen Anne's Revenge


    • Receiver of Wreck

    • The Receiver of Wreck is an official who administers law dealing with wreck and salvage in some countries having a British administrative heritage. In the UK, the "Receiver of Wreck", a post defined under the Merchant Shipping Act 1995, is an official of the British Government whose main task is to administer the ... Read »


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    • USS S-17 (SS-122)



    • Ship graveyard

    • A ship graveyard or ship cemetery is a location where the hulls of scrapped ships are left to decay and disintegrate, or left in reserve. Such a practice is now less common due to waste regulations and so some dry docks where ships are broken (to recycle their metal and remove dangerous materials like asbestos) are als ... Read »


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    • Shipwreck

    • A shipwreck is the remains of a ship that has wrecked, which are found either beached on land or sunken to the bottom of a body of water. Shipwrecking may be deliberate or accidental. UNESCO estimates that worldwide over 3 million shipwrecks, some thousands of years old, lie on seabeds. Historic wrecks are attract ... Read »


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    • Simshar incident

    • Simshar incident refers to an incident whereby four people died before or after an explosion took place aboard a fishing vessel named Simshar off the eastern coast of Malta. The incident took place on July 11, 2008. On the morning of 7 July 2008, Simshar departed the coast of Marsaxlokk on a fishing trip, expected ... Read »


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    • Sinking of the Kim Nirvana-B

    • The sinking of the Kim Nirvana-B occurred on the morning of 2 July 2015 en route from Ormoc to Pilar in Ponson Island, among the Camotes Islands. It was reported that the ship, a motorized bangka (outrigger canoe), was overloaded with passengers and cargo that led to it capsizing after making a sharp turn. The Kim Nirv ... Read »


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    • Sinking ships for wreck diving sites

    • Sinking ships for wreck diving sites is the practice of scuttling old ships to produce artificial reefs suitable for wreck diving, to benefit from commercial revenues from recreational diving of the shipwreck, or to produce a diver training site. To prepare a hulk for sinking as a wreck site, several things must b ... Read »


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    • SS Arctic disaster

    • The paddle steamer SS Arctic, owned by the Collins Line of New York, sank on September 27, 1854, after a collision with SS Vesta, a much smaller vessel, 50 miles (80 km) off the coast of Newfoundland. Passenger and crew lists indicate that there were probably more than 400 on board; of these, only 88 survived, ... Read »


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    • USS Thorn (DD-988)


    • Tokai Maru

    • Tokai Maru

      The Tokai Maru was a Japanese passenger-cargo ship built by the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries shipyard that was sunk in Apra Harbor, Guam, in 1943, during World War II. It had served as a fast ship service between New York City and Japan for Osaka Shosen Co. before World War II; during the war it was used as a military t ... Read »


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    • TSS Wahine

    • TSS Wahine (1913–51) was an inter-island ferry that ran between Lyttelton and Wellington, New Zealand. She served as a minelayer in the World War I and as a troopship in World War II. At 05:40 a.m. on 15 August 1951 the 4,436 grt Union Steamship Company passenger ferry Wahine (meaning "wife") ran hard aground on ... Read »


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    • Wreck diving

    • Wreck diving is recreational diving where the wreckage of ships, aircraft and other artificial structures are explored. Although most wreck dive sites are at shipwrecks, there is an increasing trend to scuttle retired ships to create artificial reef sites. Diving to crashed aircraft can also be considered wreck diving. ... Read »


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    • Wreck of the Japanese battleship Musashi

    • The wreck of the Japanese battleship Musashi rests at the bottom of the Sibuyan Sea in the Philippines. It was found in March 2015 by a research team sponsored by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, more than 70 years after its sinking. Known for its sheer size and power, its defeat by United States forces at the Battle ... Read »


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    • Young America (clipper)

    • Young America (clipper)

      The Young America was built by William H. Webb of New York. She was launched in 1853, at the height of the clipper construction boom. She sailed in the California trade, on transatlantic routes, and made voyages to Australia and the Far East. “Among her many fine passages may be mentioned: from New York to Sa ... Read »


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    • MS Zenobia

    • MS Zenobia

      MS Zenobia was a Swedish built Challenger-class RO-RO ferry launched in 1979 that capsized and sank in the Mediterranean sea, close to Larnaca, Cyprus, in June 1980 on her maiden voyage. She now rests on her port side in approximately 42 meters (138 ft) of water and was named by The Times, and many others, as one of ... Read »


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