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Hi Zack. Why iron ship does not sink?
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BY Oxi
Wednesday 22nd of March 2017

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That part of the ship, which is submerged in water, consists of a hollow steel casing, filled mostly with air. Therefore, the volume of water displaced by the ship is much heavier than the same volume, consisting of a steel body filled with air. It is for this reason that the ship does not sink, in accordance with Archimedes' law. If the hold of the ship begin to fill with water, it will sink rather quickly, again in accordance with the law of Archimedes.

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