Where in the world are the new shipwrecks that we can dive?


For Divers: sunken warships of the new century – size matters

The Biggies:

Coast Guard cutter, Spar, sunk near Morehead City, North Carolina. 180ft long. 2004
HTMS Khram rocket landing ship,
(Formerly the USS LSM 469,) 203 ft 2003 at Pattaya, Thailand


HTMS Kut landing ship (formerly named "USS EXNO" (LSM 333) 203ft sunk off the coast of Thailand at Pattaya 2006.
HMNZS Wellington, New Zealand frigate. 340 ft. Sunk near the city of Wellington 2005
HMCS Nipigon, 366 ft Canadian destroyer sunk in the St Lawrence River near Rimouski 2003.
HMS Scylla. British Frigate 371 ft sunk in 2004 Cornwall, UK
Australian Guided Missile Destroyer City of Brisbane. 440 ft. Sunk for divers 2005 off the coast of Queensland
USS Vandenberg, US Air Force missile tracker
524-ft sunk off the Florida Keys 2009 (pictured below in Key West just before she was sank - photo from Key West Tourism Assocation).
Destroyer USS Arthur W Radford to be sunk near Cape May, New Jersey. 563 ft. spring 2011
USS Aircraft Carrier Oriskany, sunk near Pensacola Florida 925 ft. 2006 (pictured at top of page during her sinking - Google photo).


See the Diver Magazine story about the sinking of the Kittiwake by Stephen Weir
http://stephenweirarticles.blogspot.com/2011/05/down-she-went-divers-and-snorkelers.html

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