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World War II Underwater: In the middle of the Pacific, a part of the Caroline Islands in Micronesia, lies the protected body of water of Truk Lagoon (also known as “Chuuk Lagoon”). Once considered “Japan’s Pearl Harbor,”

Truk Lagoon - Micronesia, Canopy  Betty Bomber | ©2014 John Galbreath

Canopy Betty Bomber, Truk Lagoon, Micronesia, by John Galbreath

The Windiate is a wooden schooner that went missing on Dec. 10, 1875 and was discovered in 1987 in excellent condition. The ship was bound for Buffalo from Milwaukee when it became trapped in ice and eventually sank. The ship rests almost 200 feet (61 meters) underwater. In the above image, a NOAA archaeologist documents the starboard gunwale and chain plate from the Windiate.

Shipwreck Alley's Sunken Treasures

Wreck Diving the Mysterious Ghost Fleet of Truk Lagoon

Skull of a Japanese sailor inside one of the wrecks of Truk Lagoon from Fujikawa Maru. Josh Gates of Destination Truth recorded underwater ghostly noises adding weight for some to the claim that the Ghost Fleet of Truk Lagoon is haunted

Underwater discovery

plane wreck dive Wreck diving, so eerie but something I want to do so bad.

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