TIL: The Shipwreck of the Andrea Doria, has earned it the nickname of “The Everest of Diving” due it’s depth of 240 ft and the over a dozen divers who lost their life attempting it .

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  1. Trying to figure out the significance of 240 ft vs the dangers. Plenty of shallow wrecks are dangerous because of the ship design, currents, etc.

    Is 240 ft the problem because of it being near/beyond the limits of the equipment/technology?

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