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Posted December 10, 2015 - 08:55 AM

If you guys get bored or can't sleep tonight check this stuff out.



The SS Thistlegorm was a British armed Merchant Navy ship built in 1940 by Joseph Thompson & Son in Sunderland, England. She was sunk on 6 October 1941 near Ras Muhammad in the Red Sea and is now a well known diving site.




Basically the ship was loaded with trucks, cars, motorcycles, tractors, equipment, 2 steam locomotives, guns, ammo, boots, anything you can imagine a cargo ship could have.  It was all left when the ship sank, and basically people now use it as a dive site and go explore.


Read the wiki about it, then do a google image search for SS Thistlegorm.  Divers have posted thousands of pictures from the ship.  It's amazing, All the stuff just laying there.  Pretty neat read and a look see.

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