French World War I Battleship Discovered in the Mediterranean

The Danton, which was sunk on March 19, 1917, has been discovered by Dutch geoscientists as they prepared to lay a gas pipeline between Algeria and Italy. Resting over a thousand meters below the surface, the 19,000-tonne/150 meter French battleship remains intact. It is highly unlikely that the wreckage will ever be brought to the surface because only robots are able to reach that depth. Read more.

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