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    Ship split in half - GIF

    Cargo ship Crimson Polaris split in half off the coast of Aomori, Japan.




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    Why did it split? There seems to have been a division line right at the break, the bigger section appears to be sealed.

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    The ship ran aground while sailing inside a northern Japanese port. It managed to free itself from the seabed, but suffered a crack which widen and eventually splits in two parts. The ship's forward has several watertight cargo holds and is still floating but held by an anchor chain.



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