10 Amazing “Above-Water” Shipwrecks

River Princess, Candolim Beach, Goa

Image by Jason Turner

Perhaps more of an eyesore than historic wreck, the vast River Princess lies abandoned on Candolim Beach in Goa after it was washed-up in a storm.  The local government, apparently, cannot afford to get rid of the ship, and by all accounts the water is so shallow that people can almost wade out to it – not recommended!  One side of the hull has had a gaping hole cut out so that the sand and water that has gushed in will ensure the ship doesn’t move, preventing it drifting into the busy shipping lanes.  Eyesore or not, this is one leviathan that could be with us for generations to come…

Keep reading – dive this haunting ship graveyard of the Red Sea and explore a variety of abandoned ships, boats and shipyards.

 
 
 

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