Watch the US government sink a giant ship called the 'Kraken' on purpose

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department's Artificial Reef program sank a 371-foot cargo vessel, named the Kraken, on January 20. The ship is part of the program's efforts to create artificial reefs in the Gulf of Mexico that will serve as a haven for fish, coral, and other sea life.

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