Shipwrecks

Shipwrecks list of Truk Lagoon

List of Shipwrecks in Truk Lagoon

The following World War II Shipwrecks of Truk Lagoon list was created by the U.S. National Park Service (Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons). Shipwrecks of Truk Lagoon: Read also: Ship graveyard in Truk Lagoon, stunning pictures and informative article on the Ghost Fleet of Chuuk. Airplane wrecks in Truk Lagoon, next to dozens of Japanese vessels also Japanese airplane …

List of Shipwrecks in Truk Lagoon Read More »

Shipwreck of the USS Saratoga (CV-3) in Bikini Atoll

The USS Saratoga (CV-3), commissioned in 1927, was an Lexington-class American Aircraft carrier measuring 268 meters (880 ft.) in length and weighting 39,000 tons. Originally she was designed as a battlecruiser, but was later converted into one of the Navy’s first aircraft carriers during construction to comply with the Washington Naval Treaty of 1922. During her World …

Shipwreck of the USS Saratoga (CV-3) in Bikini Atoll Read More »

A gun named 'Linda' (pictured) marked with a skull and cross bone. (Credits: Western Australian Museum)

Expedition to HSK Kormoran & HMAS Sydney and its Battle

An expedition was done to survey the historic World War II shipwrecks of HMAS Sydney (II) and the German raider HSK Kormoran. The wrecks lie in 2,500 metres of water, 20km apart, about 200km west of Steep Point (Shark Bay). This survey expedition, made on 3 May 2015, was to uncover the secrets of the HMAS Sydney (II) and …

Expedition to HSK Kormoran & HMAS Sydney and its Battle Read More »