Can you save a sunken boat?
Whether it’s due to poor maintenance, a major storm, or an accident, sunken ships don’t necessarily mean all is lost. There is an excellent chance that your sunken boat can be salvaged.
Do sunken ships decay?
When ships sink in the ocean they decay. In this lesson, we will investigate why they decay and how fast it happens based on the conditions where the wreck is located.
Who owns a sunken ship?
The United States passed the Abandoned Shipwrecked Act in 1987. That Act gives title of all shipwrecks within U.S. waters to the United States and not to the discoverer of the shipwreck. U.S. territorial waters extend at least three miles from the coast line.