The French ship Ville de Paris participated in the American War of Independence. “I saw four or five bodies wash up on the shore. What's a movie with a giant octopus/squid/monster that destroys a cruise ship? Amazing! Japanese researchers took pictures of the elusive creature hunting 900m down, enveloping its prey by coiling its tentacles into a ball. LORETO, Mexico — A pack of giant squid capsized a fishing boat in the Sea of Cortés yesterday, killing seven fishermen. Take a look at this monstrous Squid spotted by … By RYAN GORMAN Amazing footage has emerged of a squid attacking a submarine. This might be just a legend, as according to … To begin with it was jammed between the top of the rudder blade and the hull and then it sent two of its tentacles down to the base of the rudder blade and grasped it right the way around at fence level. The tentacles were as thick as my arms plus the waterproofs. The Kraken was believed to be a giant sea monster which could crush ships with its powerful tentacles. It is a slow process and will take a while for the octopus or squid to consume you. Bolstad said that it's possible that ancient sightings of the colossal squid gave rise to tales of the Kraken. Didier Ragot aboard commented"It was a giant squid. ... where 51 anglers aboard the boat New Seaforth caught 290 squid. ... the squid takes off in 20-foot bursts, using their water jet propulsion. Greenpeace posted a video online Friday showing the giant squid attacking the underwater vessel during a recent excursion. She sailed the company of nine other ships when she was attacked by huge giant squids and dragged down into the deep. In 2003, then, French yachtsman claimed that a giant squid clung onto their boat. A creature big enough to take down your boat would probably have a beak about 300mm across. the movie was in color so that cuts out all those old movies. Additionally, beach-stranded sperm whales have been found with sucker marks on their skin, battle scars large enough that only a giant squid could have caused them. The Kraken is a giant sea creature in Scandinavian mythology which was depicted as great beast that would attack ships and was so huge that its body could be mistaken for an island.. They eat with a beak located at the center of their arms. The giant squid takes the bait - and gets snagged A live, adult giant squid has been caught on camera in the wild for the very first time. Giant or colossal squid. Russian sailors caught a rare glimpse of a giant squid in this video which was uploaded to YouTube in July 2015. "We let down and started hooking giant squid." Scientists have found giant squid beaks, as well as other undigested pieces of giant squid, in the stomachs of sperm whales—the remains of a very large serving of calamari. i watched this movie on TV a few years ago when i was little about 2000-2004. i can remember only a few scenes and i would really like to watch it again. The band of sea creatures attacked the boat as it was returning to shore, creating a gruesome spectacle for late afternoon beach-goers.