PHOTOGRAPHER CAPTURES ‘FUNERAL’ OF A RETIRED NAVY DESTROYER BEFORE IT SINKS TO BOTTOM OF OCEAN
What happens when military ships are past their prime? The retired ships aren’t always put on display for land lovers to tour or completely scrapped for metal. Some are put to bed forever in a watery grave, but there their job is not done. At least one company is sinking ships — and other items — to become infrastructure for reefs and marine life.