Largest ship sunk intentionally
Who
USS America
Where
United States Virginia
When
The largest ship ever sunk intentionally by its owners was the aircraft carrier USS America (CV 66), which was 319.2 m (1,047 ft 6 in) long and had a displacement of 75,800 tonnes. The ship was sunk in a live fire exercise off the Virginia, USA, coastline on 14 May 2005. Displacement is a conversion to metric from the official US Navy displacement of 83,573 tons, which is presumed to refer to 'short' tons.