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How the Ghosts of Shipwrecks Past Continue to Haunt U.S. Waters

OCT. 31, 2018 — Deep under the surface of U.S. waters, lying in wait to strike, is an environmental threat the size of an army. This army — while deadly and toxic in its own right — is not made up of soldiers and weapons, but rather of vessels from long ago, now derelict and forgotten.

A black and white photo of smoke billowing from a vessel.
Last updated Tuesday, January 3, 2023 3:14pm PST