Top 10 Wrecks Of Asia-Pacific
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We present a curated list of the top 10 most famous wrecks found in the Asia-Pacific region, listed in no particular order

SS Thistlegorm

The Thistlegorm is much more than a shipwreck – it is a war grave and a museum that serves as a reminder of the great destruction and loss from World War II. The 128-metre-long ship takes multiple dives to be fully explored. Locomotives, tanks, motorbikes, rifles, trucks, and jeeps can all be found in this historical treasure chest.

HMS Hermes

The world’s first purpose-built aircraft carrier, the HMS Hermes is a well-preserved wreck that offers an interesting exploration for technical divers. Due to Sri Lanka’s civil war from 1983 to 2009, the wreck has not been visited much by divers. Around amidships, one can see the collapsed superstructure, anti-aircraft guns, the massive below-deck guns and even munitions. At the stern, one of the huge propellers of the Hermes towers above like a giant beast. A row of toilets can be seen through a gap in the hull.

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