Interesting Shit's Bob Thissen visited a navy graveyard called Landevennec in France. It is the 5th largest in the world. #forgotten
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More Interesting facts about where navy ships go to die.
- Navy ships are sent to ship graveyards, where they rot away and are occasionally used for parts.
- Interesting Shit's Bob Thissen went to one of these naval cemeteries.
- The fifth largest one in the world is at Landevennec, France.
- Surrounded by bush and high land, the waters are calm.
- Meaning that it isn't easy to sneak into.
- Naval police have a special unit designed to keep the ships safe and trespassers out.
- Once inside, Bob was able to explore the ships.
- Some ships include: The Soviet built, hydro-foil ferry, Kometa.
- The Clemenceau, a French aircraft carrier that served between 1961 and 1997.
- The famous anti-air cruiser the Colbert.
- It was named after Louis XIV's minister of finance, Jean-Baptiste Colbert, serving the navy from 1956 to 1991, acting as flagship for Frances Mediterranean squad.
- She did active service in the Gulf War before becoming a museum ship in 1993.
- Almost every room inside the Colbert remains intact, each room organized and decorated as if it was in the past.
- The Colbert closed for public viewing in 2006.
- these are the last images of these chips as it was towed away for demolition in 2016.
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