For thousands of years, people have used ships for travel and exploration. Humanity’s most successful voyages (Magellan’s circumnavigation, Cook’s journey’s in the South Pacific) are rightly celebrated.
“the oceans of the world are littered with the wrecks of less successful journeys…”
But the oceans and coastlines of the world are also littered with the wrecks of less successful journeys. The rusting skeletons of these long-dead ships serving as a poignant reminder that even in the modern era, nature is still all powerful.
Here are a collection of the most dramatic shipwrecks on the planet.