Bob says the warships at the ship cemetery in France are some of the most interesting as theyre so cramped, beautiful and often difficult to enter, often requiring him to swim in the chilly waters and use a grappling hook to board. (Photo: Bob Thissen/Caters News)
Eerie photographs reveal a warship graveyard in Landévennec, France, the final home for Cold War boats before they are scrapped. Rusting replica missiles and dentist chairs still remain on the abandoned ships, formerly used during the war years.
The intriguing images show the derelict, cramped quarters where soldiers spent many secluded months living in their own floating villages. One of the most famous ships resting in the docks is the French cruiser Colbert, an anti-air ship that was deployed during the Cold War and later turned into a museum. The ship, which has waited scrapping since 2007, is fitted with replica missiles and memorabilia from its years of service. (Caters News)
Photography by Bob Thissen/Caters News