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Roman-era shipwreck found off Cyprus east coast

Cyprus’ Antiquities Department says the first undisturbed wreck of an ancient Roman-era ship has been discovered at the bottom of the sea off the east Mediterranean island nation’s east coast.

Scientists scour WWI shipwreck to solve military mystery

A hundred years ago, a mysterious explosion hit the only major U.S. warship to sink during World War I. Now the Navy believes it has the answer to what doomed the USS San Diego: An underwater mine set by a German submarine cruising in waters just miles from New York City.

Shipwreck from only WWII battle in America found off Alaska

Daryl Weathers remembers trying to pull men from the sea off Alaska’s Aleutian Islands after a U.S. Navy destroyer hit a mine left by the Japanese following the only World War II battle fought on North American soil.

EU nations split over asylum; 112 migrants die in shipwreck

European Union countries remained deeply divided Tuesday over how to reform EU rules for managing the influx of refugees and migrants, as U.N. agencies reported that an estimated 112 people died over the weekend when a smuggler’s boat sank as it tried to reach Europe.

Shipwreck searchers scan Oswald West for Beeswax

Sonar scans, magnetometer spikes and brief glimpses during dives have led researchers repeatedly to the rocky shores off Oswald West. Based on artifacts, historical ship records and beachcomber discoveries, the archaeological society believes the so-called “Beeswax” wreck is the Santo Cristo de Burgos, a 17th-century Spanish galleon sailing from the Philippines to Mexico.

NTSB releases photos showing sunken freighter on sea floor

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Federal accident investigators are considering launching another search of the wreckage of a freighter that sank in October in an attempt to locate the ship’s “black box.” Tom Roth-Roffy, the lead investigator for the National Transportation Safety Board, told the Associated Press that a weekslong search found one of the El Faro’s missing decks but not the mast where the ship’s voyage data recorder was attached. The agency on Sunday released the first images of the ship in its final resting place.

Titanic items to be auctioned

Some 5,000 artifacts from the world's most famous shipwreck are to be auctioned in April, close to the 100th anniversary of the disaster.