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VIDEO: Final resting place

Ever wonder where ships go to die?

This video depicts a series of mostly unexpected big-ship graveyards around the globe.

Wind, waves, current, sand, rock, coral and sun all work to render what were once paragons of strength and seaworthiness into rusting, splintered hulks.

For the ones depicted in the video here, the fates weren’t kind.

Click play to watch the stunning footage.

We quote from Edward H. Dodd Jr.: “At supper time we discussed the hurricane conditions and decided that all signs, according to Bowditch – a heavy swell, low barometer, and red heavens – were present. After supper a sou’wester, coming up strong, made things still more menacing. It seemed eminently important that we do something.”