The most famous shipwrecks in the world! Photo gallery!
Ship Eduard Bohlen Namibia
1 Dimitrios Greece
2 Ship Ayrfield Australia
3 Eduard Bohlen Namibia
According to the UN, all over the world over three million shipwrecks exist on the seabed or oceans floor, on beaches, on rocks or coral reefs. So we present some of the most famous and historic shipwrecks that can be seen on the beaches from around the world.
1. Ship Dimitrios, Greece. Located on a beach next to the city Gythio. Legend says it was a vessel used in cigarette trafficking between Turkey and Italy.
2. Ship Ayrfield, Australia. A 1140 tons and 79 meters steam ship, build in the UK and used to carry supplies in World War II.
3. Eduard Bohlen, Namibia. The ship wrecked on the so-called the Skeleton Coast on September 5, 1909 and is now half a mile from water!
4. Vila Nova de Milfontes, Portugal. A tug which locals say was Dutch, used for smuggling.
5. Panagiotis, Greece. Located on a beach of the island of Zakynthos. The ship was built in Scotland and wrecked in 1980.
6. La Famille Express, Turks and Caicos Islands
7. Loullia, Egypt. The cargo was released to water in 1952 and wrecked in 1981.
8. Battleship Murmansk, Norway. A Russian military ship that wrecked in 1994.
9. Ship from the Suriname River. From 1911.
10. Protector, Australia. A warship used from 1884 until 1943.
11. World Discoverer, Solomon Islands. A cruise ship that hit a reef in April 2000.
12. Olympia, Greece. Is on the coast of Amorgos Island. The ship wrecked in 1979.
13. Gallant Lady, Bahamas.
14. Maheno, Australia. Located on Fraser Island - the ship was built in 1905.
15. Cabo de Santa Maria. A freighter stranded in 1968.
16. America, Canary Islands, Spain. A passenger ship built in 1940, which wrecked in 1994. The picture is from 2004, now almost entirely disappeared.
17. Evanghelia, Costinesti - Romania.
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