August 4, 2020

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Wreckage of ship tied to Bermuda Triangle found off Florida

Wreckage of ship tied to Bermuda Triangle found off Florida

Scientists have found the wreckage of a cargo steamship that became associated with the Bermuda Triangle when it disappeared in 1925 off the Atlantic Coast of Florida.

The 250-foot (76-meters) SS Cotopaxi was sailing from Charleston, South Carolina, to Havana when it disappeared along with its 32-person crew. But a team of underwater explorers and maritime archaeologists have identified the wreckage of the ship about 35 nautical miles off the coast of St. Augustine.

“The ship became a part of the Bermuda Triangle myth,'” said Chuck Meide of the Lighthouse Maritime Archaeological Maritime Program. The ship was missing important structural components and “unbeknownst to the captain and crew, they were sailing into a ,” Meide said. The ship set sail on Nov. 29, 1925.