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A sonar image of the German U-boat U-576, which was sent to the bottom of the Atlantic by U.S. Naval forces after attacking a guarded merchant convoy on July 15, 1942. The site of this shipwreck, the grave of 45 German crewmen,

A sonar image of the German U-boat U-576, which was sent to the bottom of the Atlantic by U.S. Naval forces after attacking a guarded merchant convoy on July 15, 1942. The site of this shipwreck, the grave of 45 German crewmen,

Raised from the depths: A sonar image of the SS Gairsoppa on the bottom of the sea

Archaeologist discovers two sunken World War freighters containing bullion worth £162MILLION

Raised from the depths: A sonar image of the SS Gairsoppa on the bottom of the sea

The concrete ship ran ashore in 1942 and has survived several attempts to sink it. just outside of Trondheim in Norway.

The concrete ship ran ashore in 1942 and has survived several attempts to sink it. just outside of Trondheim in Norway.

TSS OP TEN NOORT was a 6,076 ton Dutch merchant ship built in 1927 for the Dutch Royal Packet Steam Navigation Company. It was based in Batavia, Java.In 1941, during World War II, OP TEN NOORT was taken over by the Royal Netherlands Navy and was refitted as a hospital ship.The vessel was scuttled in August 1945 at Wakasa Bay. collection of the Australian National Maritime Museum;

TSS OP TEN NOORT was a 6,076 ton Dutch merchant ship built in 1927 for the Dutch Royal Packet Steam Navigation Company. It was based in Batavia, Java.In 1941, during World War II, OP TEN NOORT was taken over by the Royal Netherlands Navy and was refitted as a hospital ship.The vessel was scuttled in August 1945 at Wakasa Bay. collection of the Australian National Maritime Museum;

The American Merchant Mariners' Memorial sculpture, located in the Hudson River west of the park, is sited on a stone breakwater just south of Pier A and connected to the pier by a dock. It was designed by the sculptor Marisol Escobar and dedicated on 8 October 1991. The bronze sculpture depicts four merchant seamen with their sinking vessel after it had been attacked by a U-boat during World War II. One of the seamen is in the water, and is covered by the sea with each high tide.

The American Merchant Mariners' Memorial sculpture, located in the Hudson River west of the park, is sited on a stone breakwater just south of Pier A and connected to the pier by a dock. It was designed by the sculptor Marisol Escobar and dedicated on 8 October 1991. The bronze sculpture depicts four merchant seamen with their sinking vessel after it had been attacked by a U-boat during World War II. One of the seamen is in the water, and is covered by the sea with each high tide.

On 31 July 2011, the U.S. Postal Service salutes the U.S. Merchant Marine by issuing 60 million Forever stamps, featuring types of vessels that have formed an important part of merchant marine history. They are clipper ships, auxiliary steamships, Liberty ships and containers ships.

On 31 July 2011, the U.S. Postal Service salutes the U.S. Merchant Marine by issuing 60 million Forever stamps, featuring types of vessels that have formed an important part of merchant marine history. They are clipper ships, auxiliary steamships, Liberty ships and containers ships.

Punkah Louver | by lil-m-moses I had one of the rooms that hadn't really been remodeled yet, so all my air was supplied through these wacky bubble vent things. Signs around the ship said they're called Punkah (the brand) Louvers.  (on-board Queen Mary)

Punkah Louver | by lil-m-moses I had one of the rooms that hadn't really been remodeled yet, so all my air was supplied through these wacky bubble vent things. Signs around the ship said they're called Punkah (the brand) Louvers. (on-board Queen Mary)

On the wretched night of 27th November 1954, the light from South Goodwin disappeared with the loss of seven lives.

On the wretched night of 27th November 1954, the light from South Goodwin disappeared with the loss of seven lives.

William Henry Chambers - Hartlepool Fish Quay, Tees Valley

Boats,Fish,Ships

The US also has quite the inactive naval fleet, with ghost ships just floating in the ocean.

Entire fleets of military ghost ships sit empty in the ocean

The US also has quite the inactive naval fleet, with ghost ships just floating in the ocean.

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