Shipwrecks2018-04-01T09:12:17-03:00

Photograph by Alan Marquardt

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Diving & Snorkel

Shipwrecks in Bermuda opens a window onto the past history of exploration on the island it offers some of the best examples of maritime history in the world

Apollo

This 11M / 36FT, two-masted American schooner was bound from Turks Island to Nova Scotia with a cargo of salt when she wrecked on our treacherous reefs in February 1890.

Caraquet

A 106M / 350FT combination mail packet and passenger steamer, launched in 1894, was carrying passengers and general cargo from St. John to Halifax. On June 25, 1923, this fine

L’Herminie

Bermuda's most impressive warship wreck is this first-class 60-gun French frigate that sank in 1838. This three-masted, wooden-hulled sailing vessel was returning to France from a skirmish in Mexico when

Taunton

Turn of the century Danish cargo steamer that fell victim to our tricky reefs sank on November 24, 1920. The 69-meter / 228-foot, steel-hull vessel was built in Copenhagen in

Madiana

Built in 1877, the Madiana was a new breed of iron-hulled transatlantic passenger/light cargo ship. On February 10, 1903, while en route from New York to the West Indies with

Darlington

A sturdy iron-hulled steamer built in 1881. On February 22, 1886, she wrecked on the Western Reef while travelling from New Orleans to Bremen, Germany carrying a cargo of cotton

National Museum of Bermuda, Shipwreck Island, Sunken Clues to Bermuda’s Past

The National Museum of Bermuda, Shipwreck Island, Sunken Clues to Bermuda’s Past exhibit explores life aboard ship, the people who discovered the shipwrecks, marine archaeology and the importance of protecting our underwater cultural heritage for future generations.

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