Friday, July 8, 2011

25 Haunting Shipwrecks around the World

The United Nations estimates that there are more than 3 million shipwrecks on the ocean floor [Source: Wikipedia]. These once mighty vessels, both sunken and beached, are a haunting reminder that nothing lasts forever. These beautiful ships used to rule the seas they traveled. Now they serve as a window into our past.

1. Turks & Caicos 


Photograph by IPWNNOOBS

2. Fuerteventura, Canary Islands


Photograph by WOLLEX

3. Gytheio, Greece


Photograph by JUSTELINE

4. Zakynthos, Greece


Photograph by TO GIAN

5. Oregon, United States


Photograph by MATT CONWELL

6. Vila Nova de Milfontes, Portugal


Photograph by FRANK ZILLMANN

7. Unknown


Photograph by DARTH

8. Woody Point, Redcliffe Peninsula, Australia


Photograph by GORKATH

9. Grytviken, South Georgia


Photograph by NOAA PHOTO LIBRARY

10. Truk Lagoon, Micronesia


Photograph by GH0STDOT

11. Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands


Photograph by HAWKFISH

12. Tobermory, Ontario, Canada


Photograph by ALIJA BOS

13. Truk Lagoon, Micronesia


Photograph by GH0STDOT

14. Batumi, Georgia


Photograph by RICHARD BARTZ

15. Cairnbulg Point, United Kingdom


Photograph by LAIRD TURNER

16. Italy


Photograph by Klaus Leidorf

17. Mar del Plata, Argentina


Photograph by SEARAIDER

18. Grytviken, South Georgia


Photograph by SERGE OUACHEE

19. Mo’ynoq, Uzbekistan


Photograph by MISSALIONA

20. Red Sea


Photograph by JOOS J. BAKKER

21. Tromso, Norway


Photograph by DIVENORWAY

22. Lakonia Peloponissos, Greece


Photograph by MAKIS

23. Fraser Island, Australia


Photograph by DRAICONE

24. Amorgos Island, Greece


Photograph by JIMISOFLOU

25. Baie-Saint-Paul, Quebec, Canada


Photograph by MANUMADOR