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Wreck of the Sheraton near to Old Hunstanton

Wreck of the Sheraton near to Old Hunstanton

The following information is from the Nautical Archaeological Society's website on the wreck:
"The Steam Trawler Sheraton was built in 1907 for fishing and was later used for boom defence work during World War I and served as a patrol vessel in WWII, for which she was fitted with a six pounder gun. During a gale in 1947 she broke free of her mooring and drifted onto the beach at Hunstant...
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Wreck of MV Chica near to Acton Bridge

Wreck of MV Chica near to Acton Bridge

MV Chica launched in 1894 and formerly used as a trip boat along the river Weaver. She sank in 1993 at Dutton locks.
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Wreck of the Norseman at Swanwick

Wreck of the Norseman at Swanwick

Remains of the vessel 'Norseman'. Built in 1847. The hulked vessel was gutted by fire in WWII. The remains are visible on the foreshore from the Public Car Park at Swanwick.
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Ship graveyard near Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

Ship graveyard near Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

http://www.artificialowl.net/2008/10/amazing-sunken-ship-graveyard-near-city.html
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Capsized Ship in Surabaya Harbor

Capsized Ship in Surabaya Harbor

5,283-gt Indonesian-flagged container M/V Tanto Niaga (ex-Eastern Satellite, IMO 7351915) collided with 8,577-gt Indonesian-flagged container Mitra Ocean (ex-Jenny Porr) at Tanjung Perak port in Surbaya, East Java, on May 24 at 1900LT.
Tanto Niaga was on a voyage from Belawan Port in Medan, North Sumatra. She was planning to come alongside at Berlian Jasa Terminal when the collision took...
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Wreck of the World Discoverer at Solomon Islands

Wreck of the World Discoverer at Solomon Islands

The World Discoverer was a cruise ship designed for and built by Schichau Unterweser, Germany in 1974. Originally named BEWA Discoverer, the ship was completed in Bremerhaven, Germany.

On Sunday April 30, 2000 at 4:00 pm local time (0500 GMT), the ship struck a large uncharted rock or reef on the Sandfly Passage, Solomon Islands. The captain sent a distress signal, which was rece...
Rating of 511/04/20091,429Google Earth Logo
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Sinking

Sinking

A sinking ship near Athens, Greece
No rating yet11/03/2009434Google Earth Logo
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Prow of the Light Cruiser HMAS Sydney

Prow of the Light Cruiser HMAS Sydney

The first HMAS Sydney was a Chatham class light cruiser of the Royal Australian Navy. Its crew made history in 1914, during World War I, when Sydney took part in the RAN's first ship against ship battle, the Battle of Cocos.

Sydney paid off at Sydney on 8 May 1928 and arrived at Cockatoo Island, Sydney, on 10 January 1929 where she was broken up. The foremast was moved to Bradley...
Rating of 410/06/2009290Google Earth Logo
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Mast of the Light Cruiser HMAS Sydney

Mast of the Light Cruiser HMAS Sydney

The first HMAS Sydney was a Chatham class light cruiser of the Royal Australian Navy. Its crew made history in 1914, during World War I, when Sydney took part in the RAN's first ship against ship battle, the Battle of Cocos.

Sydney paid off at Sydney on 8 May 1928 and arrived at Cockatoo Island, Sydney, on 10 January 1929 where she was broken up. The foremast was moved to Bradley...
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Hull of USS South Carolina (CGN-37)

Hull of USS South Carolina (CGN-37)

SS South Carolina (CGN-37) was the second ship of the California-class of nuclear powered guided missile cruisers in the United States Navy.

The USS South Carolina and her sister ship the USS California were equipped with two Mk-13 launchers, fore and aft, for the RIM-24 Tartar surface-to-air missiles, ASROC missiles, and Harpoon missiles. They were equipped with two 5" rapid-fir...
No rating yet10/05/2009456Google Earth Logo
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Wreck of submarine Explorer at Isla San Telmo

Wreck of submarine Explorer at Isla San Telmo

The Sub Marine Explorer is a submarine built between 1863 and 1866 by Julius H. Kroehl and Ariel Patterson in Brooklyn, New York for the Pacific Pearl Company. It was hand powered and had an interconnected system of a high-pressure air chamber or compartment, a pressurized working chamber for the crew, and water ballast tanks. Problems with decompression sickness led to the abandonment of the S...
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Sunken Russian Light Cruiser Murmansk

Sunken Russian Light Cruiser Murmansk

Murmansk (Russian: Мурманск) was a light cruiser project no. 68-bis (Sverdlov class based on a NATO classification) of the Soviet and later the Russian Navy's Northern Fleet.

She was laid down in Severodvinsk in 1953 and commissioned on 22 September 1955. In 1994 she was sold to India for scrapping but ran aground off Norway at SÝrv...
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Able UK Shipbreaking in Hartlepool

Able UK Shipbreaking in Hartlepool

ABLE own and operate what is probably the largest purpose-designed facility for recycling redundant marine structures including ships. The facility complies with health, safety and environmental standards of the UK, Europe and the USA. Clients for offshore structures decommissioning include some of the major international oil companies including BHP Hamilton, Exxon-Mobil, NAM BV, Phillips Petro...
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Chittagong Shipbreaking in Detail

Chittagong Shipbreaking in Detail

The scrapping of ships is taking place at several sites along the coast of Bangladesh. The area of Fauzdarhat, a 16-km beach situated approximately 20-km south-west of Chittagong, is undoubtedly the most important. Parallel ship-breaking activities taking place here, represent the second largest facility in the world with respect to the numbers of vessels being scrapped. In size (no. of vessels...
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Alang Shipbreaking by Detail

Alang Shipbreaking by Detail

The shipyards at Alang recycle approximately half of all ships salvaged around the world. The yards are located on the Gulf of Khambat, 50 kilometres southeast of Bhavnagar. Visiting Westerners complain that before shipbreaking began there in June 1983 the beach at Alang was pristine and unspoiled. However, locals say that the work provides a reasonably paid job by local standards, with a stead...
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Wreck of coaling ship Bayard

Wreck of coaling ship Bayard

The Bayard was used as a coaling ship for the whaling station. Bayard lost its mooring at the coaling pier on the northern side during a severe gale on 6 June 1911. Blown onto the rocks on the southern side and holed.

Built in 1864 by T. Vernon and Son, Liverpool, she is 67 metres long and displaced 1335 tons.

http://flickr.com/photos/11327055@N00/437848392/
No rating yet07/21/2009356Google Earth Logo
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Sunken LTTE Supply Freighter

Sunken LTTE Supply Freighter

Another wreck of a supply freighter from the LTTE sunken near the coast of Mullaitivu.
No rating yet07/16/2009621Google Earth Logo
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Cement Ship SS Palo Alto

Cement Ship SS Palo Alto

S. S. Palo Alto
While the S. S. Atlantus may be the most famous concrete ship on the east coast, the S. S. Palo Alto ("The Cement Boat") is the most famous concrete ship on the west coast. The Palo Alto was built as an oil tanker by the San Francisco Shipbuilding Company in Oakland, California and launched May 29, 1919. She is the sister ship of the S. S. Peralta.

The Palo...
Rating of 405/29/20091,420Google Earth Logo
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Capsized Liner

Capsized Liner

A cruise liner capsized near Eleusis in Greece
Rating of 4.505/23/2009859Google Earth Logo
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Vragguiden - A guide to shipwrecks around Scandinavia

Vragguiden - A guide to shipwrecks around Scandinavia

Vragguiden is the biggest wreck data base with more than 4500 shipwrecks in the North Sea and Baltic Sea but also some in the southern France.

To get the file:
Click Hent Vragguiden positioner til Google Earth

All info's in danish only.
No rating yet05/07/20091,295Google Earth Logo

Sunken Sub

Sunken Sub

This appears to be a discarded submarine lying on it's side near Vidyaevo, Russia off the Barentsz sea. It's about 300 feet long. By the shadow, it appears to have a rounded hull. The bow appears tapered and angled. Is this an older type of sub?
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sinking ship

sinking ship

sinking ship
Rating of 3.7503/09/20092,166Google Earth Logo
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Ship Wreck - Kuwait

Ship Wreck - Kuwait

Ship Wreck - Kuwait
صورة السفينة المدمرة اثناء الحرب العراقية الايرانية شمال جز...
Rating of 4.503/08/20091,318Google Earth Logo
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Ship Wreck - Kuwait

Ship Wreck - Kuwait

Ship Wreck - Kuwait
صورة السفينة المدمرة اثناء الحرب العراقية الايرانية شمال جز¡...
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Submarine Demolition

Submarine Demolition

Interesting shot of what looks like a submarine being gutted. Probably a Victor class nuclear powered fast attack sub.
Rating of 201/13/20091,081Google Earth Logo
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