shipwreck photos

Brave divers embarked on an adventure of a lifetime going to the mysterious Ghost Fleet of Truk Lagoon. The Truk Lagoon, a group of tropical islands in the Federal States of Micronesia, known as shark-infested Pacific waters popularly called the shipwreck diving destination of the world.

“In 1944, Americans launched Operation Hailstone, which has been called the Japanese Pearl Harbor, and the bombardment lasted for three days. The attack wiped out 60 ships and 275 airplanes, sinking them to the bottom of the lagoon, so that now it is the biggest ship graveyard in the world.”

This collection of photos found in lovethesepics.com will take you to an unbelievable underwater journey of the remnants, mystery and sadness of the wars past.

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