Latest Shipwreck Stories

Treasure Hunters Make Bizarre Find at Bottom of Baltic Sea
2012-01-30 13:27:04

A team of professional Swedish treasure hunters have made a remarkable find at the bottom of the Baltic Sea. What exactly it is, however, will remain a mystery for the immediate future.

2011-05-18 09:30:00

PEORIA, Ill., May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Oceanic Research and Recovery Inc.

2011-03-03 09:01:00

PEORIA, Ill., March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Oceanic Research and Recovery Inc.

2010-06-26 07:30:14

A wooden steamship that sank in Lake Michigan over 112 years ago has been discovered off the Milwaukee-area shoreline, and divers say the vessel appears to have been perfectly preserved by the cold, fresh waters.

2010-01-08 12:34:00

MIAMI, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Marine Exploration, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: MEXP) and joint venture partner Hispaniola Ventures, LLC announce the Dominican Republic has confirmed the Company's recent discovery of a valuable shipwreck from the 1690s.

2009-08-08 14:04:42

A three-week expedition off North Carolina will assess the condition of shipwrecks from World War II, a marine preservationist said. Of special interest are ships sunk in 1942, including U.S. ships, German U-boats merchant ships and British naval ships, said David W.

2009-02-02 16:15:00

A Florida-based treasure-hunting firm reported the discovery of a British Royal Navy warship on Monday.

2008-09-10 13:15:00

A new virtual simulator lets people operate their own virtual submersibles to explore hidden treasures at deep underwater archaeological sites.

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