Battleship HMS Royal Oak sunken by U-Boat Ace Gunther Prien in Scapa Flow is still "alive" in Royal Navy.The wreck is now an official war grave and there is an annual commemoration service. Royal Navy divers go down to the ship and raise a White Ensign in memory of the 833 crew killed.
During the scuttling of the German High Seas Fleet in Scapa Flow on 21 June 1919, not all of the ships were successfully sunk. One of these, the destroyer B98, was subsequently towed away but as she was passing Sanday, the tow line broke and she ran aground in the Bay of Lopness. Today, her turbines and boilers are still clearly visible from the beach at low tide.
The Sidoarjo mud flow or Lapindo mud, also informally abbreviated as Lusi, a contraction of Lumpur Sidoarjo (lumpur is the Indonesian word for mud), is a mud volcano in the subdistrict of Porong, Sidoarjo in East Java, Indonesia that has been ongoing since May 2006. Approximately 2,500 m≥ (88,000 cubic feet) of mud are expelled per day, which is equivalent to the contents of a dozen Olympic-siz...
Build as "Sprucol" in 1918 build by Short Bros., Ltd., Sunderland.
Sold in 1924 to the Anglo-American Oil Co., ( J. Hamilton ), London and renamed "Juniata".
Sold in 1934 to the Standard Auxilaire des Transports and not renamed.
Resold in 1936 to the Anglo-American Oil Co., ( F.J. Wolfe ), London.
1940 scuttled as a blockship at Scapa Flow.
06.1949 Salved and...