5 Deepest Shipwrecks Found

SS Rio Grande (Depth: 5,762 meters/18,904 feet)

Located in the South Atlantic Ocean, the SS Rio Grande is one of the deepest shipwrecks ever discovered. It was a German blockade runner sunk by the British Navy during World War II.

RMS Titanic (Depth: 3,810 meters/12,500 feet)

One of the most renowned maritime disasters was the 1912 RMS Titanic sinking. The 1985 discovery of the North Atlantic Ocean wreck has become a symbol of human suffering.

USS Johnston (Depth: 6,456 meters/21,180 feet)

WWII Fletcher-class destroyer USS Johnston. The 1944 Philippine Sea Battle off Samar sank it. A magnificent warship was found in 2019.

USS Scorpion (Depth: 3,000 meters/9,800 feet)

US Navy nuclear submarine. It vanished in 1968 on an Atlantic Ocean mission. The wreckage was located deep in 1968.

RMS Lusitania (Depth: 93 meters/305 feet)

The British ocean liner RMS Lusitania was sunk by a German U-boat in 1915 during World War I. It's off Ireland's shore and shallower, yet it's famous for its history and tragedy.

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