First view of the wreck’s bow outlined by the remnant copper sheathing, with one hawse pipe in foreground and another just aft of the stempost at right. Also visible are white colonies of the stony coral Lophelia pertusa (on the stempost and at far left) and numerous duckbill eels.

First view of the wreck’s bow outlined by the remnant copper sheathing, with one hawse pipe in foreground and another just aft of the stempost at right. Also visible are white colonies of the stony coral Lophelia pertusa (on the stempost and at far left) and numerous duckbill eels. Image courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, Gulf of Mexico 2017.

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