Quester I is the name of a 45-foot submarine built by Jerry Bianco, a shipyard worker in Brooklyn, NY in 1967. Made of salvaged metal, Bianco built the submarine in order to raise the wreck of the passenger ship SS Andrea Doria. The submarine was launched unsuccessfully in 1970 when it tipped sideways and became stuck in the muddy banks.
Cavour (C552, formerly Andrea Doria) is an Italian light V/STOL aircraft carrier. Built by Fincantieri from 2001, Cavour was launched from the Riva Trigoso shipyard in Genoa on July 20, 2004 and is expected to enter service in 2008 after finishing work at Muggiano and Riva Trigoso.
The ship is designed to combine V/STOL and helicopter air operations, amphibious operations, and th...
Wreck of the ship in Kiel, photgraphed shortly after the war.
From July 1945
Work on breaking up the wreck began under the supervision of the British authorities. All valuable metals and the gunhouses and turrets were removed before the bare torso of the ship was abandoned where she lay.
When work commenced on the new naval arsenal, the remains were covere...
The shallow wreck site of the Liberty ship , the Richard Montgomery.
Contained over seven thousand tons of explosives, the Richard Montgomery, grounded and sank on the 20th August 1944, off Sheerness Middle Sand in about 33ft of water at low tide.
Although part of the cargo was salvaged, 3,173 tonnes were left aboard; enough, that if the ship were to blow up, it would be the ...
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