TIL about the Ghost Fleet of the Potomac, 200 or so wrecks of abandoned ships, most from WWI. It has become a unique ecological system full of fish, birds, and other wildlife and opportunities for archeological discoveries. In 2019 it became a National Marine Sanctuary.

Read more: https://savingplaces.org/places/ghost-fleet#.YIdiNy1h1mA

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  1. *What had cost the U.S. government $300 million to build was sold for scrap for only $750,000.*

    Jesus. How the hell do you ‘spin’ that as a positive?

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