In 1985, a joint French and American expedition lead by oceanographer Dr Robert Ballard discovered the wreck lying in two sections

the Baron Gautsch was returning from Kotor carrying more than 300 men, women and children, who were en route home from vacation

SS Umbria

Cousteau found it was packed with armaments, vehicles and weapons of war

SS Thistlegorn

The Caroline Islands are a scattering of little islands in the Pacific Ocean, north of New Guinea

The ship had several changes of both ownership and name and had been known as the Shoyo Maru and the Markos

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