Kublai Khan’s lost fleet is one of the most famous shipwrecks of old times. This fleet was wrecked in storms 1274 and 1281, killing tens of thousands of troops.
The Spanish Armada, was a fleet of 130 ships. A large number of the Armada’s ships were wrecked on the coasts of Scotland and Ireland, killing around 5000 soldiers.
RMS Titanic, the most famous ship for never making her destination, was the largest cruise ship of its time, which sank on colliding against an iceberg.
RMS Empress of Ireland sank on 29th May, 1914 after colliding with the Norwegian collier SS Storstad due to thick fog, killing 1012 people.
The Estonia ship casualty in the Baltic Sea is one of the biggest maritime incidents in the recent past. Over 800 peolpe lost their lives in this horrifying incident.
The Italian ocean liner Andrea Doria sank after colliding against the Swedish ship MS Stockholm in July 1956, killing 46 people.
The 100-gun ship of the Royal Navy, HMS Victory, was launched in the sea in 1737 and met with an accident in the English Channel in 1744.
MV Doña Paz was en route from Leyte Island to Manila when it sank after colliding with the oil tanker MT Vector on 20 December 1987.
Carpathia met with an accident, when it was destroyed by a German submarine in the year 1917, at the time of World War I.
The Mary Rose was a warship in the navy, and was destroyed while leading an action against a French ship in Solent, in the Isle of Wight on 19 July 1545.
The Vasa was the most high-tech warship when it set sail. However, the ship sank during its maiden voyage in the year 1628 in Stockholm Harbor.
This ship was lost in a hurricane off the coast of Salt Island in the British Virgin Islands in 1867, killing 123 people.
The explosion and sinking of steamboat Sultana on 27 April 1865 took 1,800 lives on the Mississippi River near Memphis.
The steam-powered ocean liner RMS Republic, built-in 1903, was lost at sea after colliding with the Lloyd Italiano liner SS Florida in 1909.
The vessel sank on 7 May 1915 after being attacked by a German U-boat off the southern coast of Ireland, killing 1962 passengers and 1191 crew members.