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My father was a Merchant Marine in WWII, joined when he was 15 by lying about his age. The King Cruiser sank on the 4th of May 1997 was miles off course after striking Anemone reef on it’s way to Koh Phi-Phi from Phuket. Everyone of those spots represents people lost to horrific circumstances. Making Sense Of The World, One Map At A Time. 252' x 44' x 18', Scow-schooner carrying coal - unidentified, Three masted bark loaded with iron ore sank in a storm. The combined total of WWII shipwrecks stands at 7,807 vessels worldwide according to The Global Risk of Marine Pollution from WWII Shipwrecks:Examples from the Seven Seas. Learn how your comment data is processed. As an island nation they appreciate the sacrifice by Merchant sailors. To view the NJ Unidentified wrecks, please click on the link below. 222' x 36' x 14', Steel sandsucker capsized in high winds and sank. Obvious omissions from the map include Hawaii (location of Pearl Harbor), Midway and many missing ships from the Baltic Sea campaigns.
Ships had to keep moving as others were sank.
List of shipwrecks in international waters, International Association of Emergency Managers, International Disaster and Risk Conference, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Lists_of_shipwrecks&oldid=972044917, Lists of transport accidents and incidents, Short description is different from Wikidata, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This article includes a transport-related, This page was last edited on 9 August 2020, at 21:25. Your email address will not be published. Lying with the current the vessel is about 130 ft. x24 ft. x 8 ft. with some decking remaining however no rudder or “bow spirit”. Thanks for the post. NJ Unidentified Shipwreck Data Base. Please help us by sharing it: Well that’s interesting.
The GIS database has records of 3,800 vessels lost in WWII while the AMIO database has records of a further 3,950 vessels.
Learn how to create your own. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. The map above shows many (but not all of) of the ships sunk during World War 2. im creating an interactive ww2 map for public use, id love to have this inthere.
On the Mermansk run my father was on only a dozen ships made it out of around 40. It now stands as a dive spot of choice for divers in... (Edmund Fitzgerald in her early years as a coal fired steel hulled steamship. Thumbnail histories, descriptions and locations of more than 1,000 Great Lakes shipwrecks …
Wooden derrick barge sank while being towed.
No one was injured and all passengers were safely evacuated.
And many thanks for this map. sunken or grounded ships whose remains have been located), sorted by region.
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Even before her demise, the Fitzgerald was a well known icon of the Great Lakes to those that lived along it.) sunken or grounded ships whose remains have been located), sorted by region.
Our newest addition to the shipwreck project is a map showing some of the better known shipwrecks. It makes me appreciate the sacrifice these men made all the more.
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This map was created by a user. Obvious omissions from the map include Hawaii (location of Pearl Harbor), Midway and many missing ships from the Baltic Sea campaigns.