Shipwrecks are important discoveries helping us connect the dots to the past, being testimonies to our predecessors’ trade and cultural exchanges. Through time, there have been many ships to fall prey to accidents, natural and human error. It is estimated that about 3 million undiscovered shipwrecks are still sitting on the floor of various seas and oceans worldwide.
Shipwrecks are the stuff of movie magic… just ask James Cameron! However, these incidents on the high seas are just as much fact as they are fiction. From Christopher Columbus’ Santa Maria to the “Australia’s Titanic,” we have compiled a list of 9 of the most incredible shipwrecks that are either still out there and waiting to be found, or perhaps HAVE been but left the world in shock!