• Ikke kategoriseret,  Michigan,  Ships, Submarines and Harbors

    Grecian

    90 metre long Steel bulk freighter, built in 1891 for the J. P. Morgan owned company “U. S. Steel Corporation” The ship struck a reef on it’s way a dock in Detroit, for repairs, and began to take on water.The whole crew survived in the lifeboats, but the vessel was lost. The Grecian today Today the vessel lies upright and in remarkably good condition, after being submerged for more than a century. The wreck is popular amongst divers and can be found at a depth of 30 metres.

  • Australia,  Ships, Submarines and Harbors,  World War II

    SS Ayrfield

    Built in 1911 as the Corral, at a dock in Grangemouth, Scotland.In 1912 it arrived in Sydney, Australia. Served in WWII as a supply vessel, and delivered supplies to the American troops in the pacific.When the Second World War ended,…

  • Michigan,  Ships, Submarines and Harbors

    Monohansett

    A 49m long wooden bulk freighter, built in 1872, as a double decked wooden bulk freighter, and christened Ira H. Owen.It was built by Linn and Craig in Gibraltar, Michigan.In 1882 it was rebuilt as a single decked lumber carrier,…

  • Japan,  Powerplants

    Fukushima

    Fukushima is a Japanese prefecture, with a population of almost 2.000.000 inhabitants, but didn’t get much attention before the “2011 Tōhoku earthquake” and the following tsunami, that ultimately resulted in a partial nuclear meltdown at the “Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power…

  • Infrastructure,  Sweden

    Barsebäck Nuclear Power Plant

    The Swedish nuclear powerplant Barsebäck lies a short distance from Malmö, and is visible from the danish capital Copenhagen. The powerplant was built in the 1970’s, and in 1974, 1200 people were involved in the construction. The powerplant was shut…

  • Ikke kategoriseret

    The Kola Superdeep Borehole

    During the Cold War, the United States of America and the Soviet Union had a long line of weird competitions and races. First man on the moon, most nuklear warheads and in the case of this article, who can dig…

  • Mines,  Oklahoma

    Bertha Rogers

    The Lone Star Producing Company’s oil exploratory hole, Bertha Rogers, was 9.583 metres deep, and the worlds deepest hole between 1974 and 1979, where the Soviet Union broke the record with the Kola Superdeep Hole. The drilling was done with…

  • Malta,  Ships, Submarines and Harbors

    Hephaestus

    Bunkering tanker built in 1965 Beached during a storm on febuary 10th 2018 The anker appeared to have broken early in the morning, and thereafter it was beached at around 05:15 in the morning. The seven member crew all survived…

  • Denmark,  Ships, Submarines and Harbors

    Russian Submarine

    Just of the coast of Bornholm, lies a sunken whiskey class submarine. It was one of many soviet submarines, that were dismantled, and was on its way from Russia to Nakskov.When it passed the island of Bornholm, on the 14th…