Wreckage of doomed U.S. cargo ship El Faro found off Bahamas

November 2, 2015 10:18 PM

27 0

MIAMI A large ship found in deep water off the Bahamas is the lost freighter El Faro that sank with 33 crew members in a hurricane last month, U.S. authorities said on Monday.

The wreckage, in an upright position and intact on the ocean floor, was initially detected by a U.S. Navy salvage team over the weekend at a depth of nearly three miles (5 km). It was found in the vicinity of El Faro's last known location off Crooked Island in the southeastern Bahamas, the U.S. Nati...

Read more

To category page