Jim Keller wrote:Ocean depth can vary a great deal. As anyone who has been to the beach knows, near shore it is quite shallow. The deepest known spot is 35,800 feet (about 11km) deep. A ship can sink in any depth of water, and will always sink all the way to the bottom, however deep that happens to be. Britannic just happened to be in a relatively shallow area when she was sunk. Titanic happened to be in significantly deeper water.
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