Why Ships Are Red Below the Waterline Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp When’s the last time you looked at a ship? Picture a cruise ship or container ship in the harbor. Did you happen to notice that the bottom of the hull is always … More Comments comments RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Stop throwing away the onion shells – an ingenious trick for your plants to blossom like never before! Yellow pillows can look new again with a simple choice You’re not gonna believe what happened 6 weeks after you laid an egg in the ground ! 43 COMMENTS why don't you talk about Estonia ships?? Reply How does a boat float with its big body Reply 9000000000000000000000000000000000 Years Reply (Get your facts straight!)Your information about the S.S. Eastland is totally faults! My great uncle was on that ship when it capsized in the Chicago River in 1915 not from sailing on the Lake Michigan. The Eastlast being a tall steamship was docked in the Chicago River, one of many rented by Western Electric Co. to take their employees to the Warren Dunes in Michigan City, Indiana for the Company picnic.The reason for the capsized was that there was some commotion going on in the river opposite of the side they are boarding ship on and everybody on board rush to the far side of the ship and being tall with a short beam, the weight all on one side of the ship caused it to capsized! My uncle hung from the handrailing as many people above him stepped on his hands to keep from falling into the river as the boat capsized. Reply Sometimes its green Reply idk how are they called, but at ships like titanic or britannic, lusitania etc, there are 3 or 4 yellow or red pillars with a black stripe at the top. smoke is coming out so i think it was part of the coal pistons system. my question is why are they yellow or red Reply the video ends at 1:09 Reply I thought it was so submarines could see it Reply nice animation!And nice informations! Reply Because some scientist say said there are under water bull so when that bull sees the ship it will hit it because its color red idk why Reply Why jet are grey Reply 1:52 Reply Bright side guy: Says maersk with an american accent Every single danish person: Are you sure about that Reply All the extra tid bits were cool but wasnt the objective on why ships hulls are red? Not intriguing facts about ships Reply The sea was bleeding while these boats sail off the whole world Reply What else was mixed into the copper to make it red? Reply "at this moment there are at least 20 million containers moving around the world" not now Reply Every ship that has very big trips must change a lot of times ballast waters cause regulation ( marpol) some times even fishes had be found on ballast waters Reply Simple question …. 9 minute video Reply It’s also sometimes painted red on the first few layers and then a different colour for the top layers such as blue because the paint slowly sloughs off over time so when you see the red paint you know you have to get it repainted soon Reply L Reply I just asked for an answer not a 9 minute video of jqwjsnsiwjwnmakcooeowkwm Reply I have a question why does the Ship look like a ship Reply How about titanic it has black? Reply Comments Reply Why are there people in ships 🤣🤣🤣 JK xD Reply I know from sailor is red the bottom in case the ship turn around to be appear from far away for helicopters planes and others ships will looking for. Reply 😂😂😂 Reply The titanic ship is black underneath Reply Maybe my parcel is late due to a scamming old lady named MargaretMaybe my parcel is a glass of OJMaybe I'm making an overly blatant SomethingElseYT reference for no reason Reply The fact that thousands of containers are lost at sea each year at this day and age actually blew my mind. My parents’ business is importing medical equipment and we once received a news from our shipping company that our shipment was lost. Oh we lost quite a lot of money that time. Reply It's all wrong as the red paint is known as anti – fouling paint to prevent marine growth like barnacles growing on the ship's hull. Reply And those markings in 1:09 is draft marks Reply Maersk's crew here LOL Reply So I haven’t started to watch this yet so I’ll guess is só submarines don’t crash into them Reply Viking Line and silja line:am I a joke to you? (they're Finnish/swedish cruise companies which have mostly blue bottoms) Reply Ask that’s why titanic is painted red at the bottom Reply That’s Reply Remember folks. Barnacles make keelhauling much more effective. Reply Ship speed is called knots nautical miles not mph Reply It’s called Load Line Reply The cargo ship with boxes with bannanas in, It is called: SS Minions(Minions like bannanas) Reply Hey BrightSiders! If you took a cruise, how long would it last? 😉 Reply LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Please enter your comment! Please enter your name here You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.