Bombs Away

This morning, a couple dozen miles south of Florida, a retired aircraft carrier named the USS Oriskany was sunk. The hull now sits over 200 feet below the surface of the Gulf of Mexico and is the largest artificial reef ever created. But the fun is in the pictures.

Here's the Oriskany in action during the Vietnam War

And this morning - being tugged into place, and then going, going, gone...




And I've posted it before, but it's worth writing about again - not all ships get to be diving destinations. Some of them are dismantled in Bangladesh and India, which Edward Burtynsky took some stunning pictures of for you.

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