New life for US warship on seabed





A decommissioned US warship has found a new lease of life on the ocean floor after being sunk, to become the world's largest artificial diving reef.
The USS Oriskany, which served in the Korean and Vietnam wars, was sent to its watery grave in a finely tuned operation by the US navy.

It took 500lb (226kg) of explosives to sink the 32,000-metric ton vessel to its new home off the Florida coast.

The new tourist attraction is expected to reap yearly revenues of $92m (£49m).



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