SS America Star

SS America Star


Spain (ES)
Shipwreck in the Canary Islands

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@ 2007-04-15 20:31:09
This is cool.

I found this picture today:
http://farm1.static.flickr.com/138/362312111_cd63985800_o.jpg

I looked the ship up in Wikipedia. It mentioned, "In November 2005, the port side of the bow section collapsed, causing the liner's remains to assume a much sharper list. This also caused the funnel to detach and fall into the ocean. The collapse of the port side caused the ship to begin to break up. In October 2006, the wreck had nearly collapsed completely onto its port side."

sure enough, the current view of the ship in GM/GE shows the ship almost over on its side.
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@ 2007-04-16 13:56:01
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@ 2009-03-25 13:16:11
The latest Google imagery shows this almost completely submerged.

http://www.artificialowl.net/2008/05/wreck-of-american-star-fuerte-ventura.html
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@ 2009-03-25 13:17:17
In April 2007 the starboard side finally collapsed causing the wreck to break in half and fall into the sea. What now remains is also slowly sinking and disintegrating. As of 2008, only a small tip of the bow remains above the waterline.

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