Georgia's significant shipwrecks

By Dan Chapman

Application by Emily Merwin

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Roughly 1,200 shipwrecks dot Georgia’s coast. Most are historically or culturally insignificant and their remains have long since washed away. Many, though, tell fascinating stories of Georgia’s maritime history.

This interactive maps the locations of 15 of the most interesting shipwrecks along Georgia’s coast. You can zoom in or out, and click on the anchor icons to read more about the ships and how they went down. Related story:  Georgia’s rich maritime history largely unknown