World’s deepest shipwreck found

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The world’s deepest shipwreck has been found.

The ship his located off the coast of the Philippines nearly 7,000 metres below sea level.

The US Navy destroyer escort, a type of warship, was sunk during a World War II battle in October 1944.

Explorers found the USS Samuel B. Roberts, nicknamed Sammy B, broken in two pieces on a slope at a depth of 6,985 meters.

The wreck is 426 meters deeper than the USS Johnston, the previous deepest shipwreck discovered last year.

Images from the wreck show many parts of the ship still intact, including a three-tube torpedo launcher and gun mount.

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