The Republic of Namibia is a country in southwestern Africa, on the Atlantic coast. It is bordered by Angola and Zambia to the north, Botswana to the east, and South Africa to the south. It gained independence from South Africa in 1990, and as such it is one of the youngest nations in the world. Its capital is Windhoek.
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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 ...
The Canadian Coast Guard Ship Des Groseilliers is an icebreaker in the Canadian Coast Guard.
The vessel has participated in a number of research voyages, including Ice Station Sheba. As part of the Sheba project the Groseillier allowed itself to be frozen into the ice for the duration of the long, dark, arctic winter, to serve as a base for scientific researchers.
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