Explore the Mary Celestia wreck – without getting wet!

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The wreck of the famous Mary Celestia has been mapped by Google for the world to see.

The paddle steamer sank off the coast of Bermuda in 1864 and has become a popular site for local divers.

But now wreck enthusiasts will be able to navigate their way around the wreck from the comfort of their home without getting wet.

Google has used images from the Catlin Seaview Survey to create the virtual dive site.

And the firm has catalogued the ship’s remains, which lie 55ft under the waves, as part of Google Street View.

The Mary Celestia sunk on a mission to run ammunition and supplies to the Confederate forces during the American Civil War.

She had previously played a vital role in running goods between Bermuda, Nassau and England.

The ship left Bermuda on September 14, 1864 full of meat and ammunition bound for Wilmington in North Carolina.

But it is thought the vessel hit the reef and sank just after leaving port.

Take a look here: https://www.google.com/maps/views/view/streetview/oceans/mary-celeste-wreck/i1i4NPuJaqkAAAQJOJMqGw?gl=us&hl=en-us&heading=174&pitch=89&fovy=75

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