Dramatic failure of materials at sea

Mol Comfort

Freighter Rena

Freighter Rena
Freighter Rena
Freighter Rena


Original steel plate of the Titanic
Titanic engine parts
Titanic in dockyard
Titanic, steel properties, transition temperature
Titanic, fracture data
The iceberg that hit the Titanic
Rivets used for the Titanic had insufficient quality
Damage process
Rivets of RMS Titanic
Damage spots as mapped by under-soil sonar
Gigantic propellers of the Titanic

Liberty ships

Liberty ship broken in shipyard
Liberty ship broken on open sea
Broken in Harbour
Liberty ship broken - bad welding

The Explorer

Explorer sinking in the antarctic

Aztec Maiden

Aztec Maiden


Acta Mat. 2011, 59, p. 364