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WWII-era aircraft carrier mapped with 3D sonar

The shipwreck of the USS Independence aircraft carrier has undergone 3D sonar scanning, revealing a remarkably intact vessel. Independence (CVL 22) operated in the central and western Pacific from November 1943 through August 1945 and later was one of more than 90 vessels assembled as a target fleet for the Bikini

U.S. Navy 3D scans Civil War wrecks

The U.S. Navy has undertaken a project to create 3D maps of the USS Cumberland and the CSS Florida, two Civil War shipwrecks. USS Cumberland was lost on March 8, 1862, during the Battle of Hampton Roads, where she served in the U.S. Navy’s North Atlantic Blockading Squadron. She sank after