What is a shipwreck ?

Shipwrecks tell stories. We have grouped pictures from our collection into six thematic tours. Each tour tells a different story.

Shipping News Index

Tour-1-1: What is a shipwreck ? ... a few examples

Tour-1-2: What is a shipwreck ? ... the life cycle of a wreck

Tour-1-3: What is a shipwreck ? ... the wreck as a partial loss

Tour-1-4: What is a shipwreck ? ... abandoned derelicts

Tour-1-5: What is a shipwreck ? ... the wrecking process

Tour-2-1: The Human Experience ... castaway wrecks

Tour-2-2: The Human Experience ... the captain goes down

Tour-2-3: The Human Experience ... wrecks and rescues

Tour-2-4: The Human Experience ... heroic women

Tour-2-5: The Human Experience ... hard luck ships

Tour-2-6: The Human Experience ... the wreckers

Tour-2-7: The Human Experience ... mutiny!

Tour-3-1: Types of ships wrecked ... schooners

Tour-3-2: Types of ships wrecked ... "Tall Ships" - square riggers

Tour-3-3: Types of ships wrecked ... passenger steamships

Tour-3-4: Types of ships wrecked ... cargo ships

Tour-3-5: Types of ships wrecked ... fishing vessels

Tour-3-6: Types of ships wrecked ... warships

Tour-3-7: Types of ships wrecked ... unusual ships

Tour-4-1: Why do Shipwrecks Happen? ... location location location

Tour-4-2: Why do Shipwrecks Happen? ... a battleground in war

Tour-4-3: Why do Shipwrecks Happen? ... rocky coastline

Tour-4-4: Why do Shipwrecks Happen? ... weather

Tour-4-5: Why do Shipwrecks Happen? ... poor navigation

Tour-5-1: Mysterious and Weird Shipwrecks ... no survivors

Tour-5-2: Mysterious and Weird Shipwrecks ... messages from the dead

Tour-5-3: Mysterious and Weird Shipwrecks ... weird coincidences

Tour-6-1: Exploring Shipwrecks ... archaeological wrecks

Tour-6-2: Exploring Shipwrecks ... sport diving & wreck photography

Tour-6-3: Exploring Shipwrecks ... treasure wrecks

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