The 15 Most Beautiful Sunken Ships On The Planet
The world that lies under the seas and the oceans are still left undiscovered. The vast seabed is still waiting for brave explorers to find all that it is hiding. We have seen pictures and videos; we know how beautiful the undisturbed underwater world can be. Today’s topic will dive deep into that beautiful world and see what happens when man and sea come together. What happens when the sea takes over what man has created? There are some stunning and beautiful visuals coming up and some that might even make you want to plan your next vacation.
1 A Yacht with No Name
Found somewhere in the Egyptian Red Sea is a beautiful reef called Abu Galawa Shiwayya. On translation, the place is called “Small Father of Turquoise Blue Water”. Deep down here you will find a sunken old American sailboat which reports suggest went down sometime in 2002. Many believe it to be the shell of the Australian yacht, the Endymion which sank in 1998.
Found about 150 miles south of Cuba is Cayman Brac. Diving about 50 to 90 feet below the surface you’ll find Frigate 356. It was built by the Soviets in the early part of the 1980s. The massive 306 feet long ship sat in a Cuban Navy scrap yard after the collapse of the USSR. It lies on the seabed in two pieces.
13The Russian Wreck
This is believed to be a Russian spy ship that went down sometime before 1980. Many think it was some kind of surveillance or communication ship. Upon discovery the divers also found over 200 batteries and multi-core cables among the vast electronic equipment there.
One of the most beautiful wreckage on our list is the Sweepstakes. Only 20 feet underwater yet visible from the surface, this Canadian Schooner is 119 foot long and a sight to behold. Believed to have been built in 1867 and after a long 18 years of service was damaged so badly that she sunk in the Big Tub harbour.
Discovered in September 2007 in Malta was a navy patrol boat called the P29. It was 167 feet long and had little to no history behind it. The interesting thing about the ship was what lay inside of it. This included a lot of knobs, instruments, gauges and levers. There was also a picture of the Loony Tunes character called the Tasmanian Devil.