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In this documentary, in the form of a satellite map, you can zoom in on the approximately 225 sunken ships of the Mediterranean, North, Baltic and Black Seas. Each location links to a Wikipedia page that describes the ship’s history and actions. Included in this map are the HMHS Britannic, Costa Concordia, HMS Empress of India, the Russian frigate Alexander Nevsky, HMS Invincible, SM U-20, MV Wilhelm Gustloff, German aircraft carrier Graf Zeppelin, several German submarines and more.

The locations and coordinates are determined from Wikipedia’s List of Shipwrecks.


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Map Type

Keyhole Markup Language (Google Earth KML)

Map Source


George Stiller, MyReadingMapped™

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