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Transcript of Shipwrecks
What are your thoughts on shipwrecks?
Do you know the different kinds of ship wrecks?
Why do you think shipwrecks happen?
You may think that there aren't that many shipwrecks, but scientists estimate that there are as many as 3,000,000 shipwreck in the world.
10 Extraordinary Shipwrecks
Pictures of Shipwrecks
MV DONA PAZ – A FERRYBOAT THAT CRUSHED INTO AN OIL TANKER IN 1978
RMS TITANIC – THE INFAMOUS UNSINKABLE SHIP SUNK IN 1912 AFTER COLLIDING WITH AN ICEBERG
Nuestra Senora de Atocha – Spanish treasure ship sunk near Florida in 1622
Mary Rose – English Navy flag battle ship sunk in 1545
HMS Victory – English battle ship sunk in 1744 during a violent storm in the English Channel
HMS Birkenhead – Royal Navy ship sunk near Cape Town in 1852
The Bismarck – German battle ship sunk by Royal Navy during WWII in 1941
S.S. Eastland – Great Lakes cruise ship sunk in 1915
RMS Lusitania – Commercial giant ship sunk by German Navy during WWI in 1915
RMS Empress of Ireland – Sunk after colliding with another ship due to fog in 1914
SS Edmund Fitzgerald – Great Lakes cruiser split in half by a violent storm in 1975
Sultana – The Mississippi steam boat sunk in 1865 when one of its boilers exploded
Breathing Under the Sea
The crazy thing about shipwrecks are that even if they are under water they could still contain air pockets to breath in.
A quick look at 10 different shipwrecks
What do you think about shipwrecks?
Why do you think they happen?
A Nigerian cook survived 2 day underwater in an air pocket!