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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.


Beer from 1886 shipwreck may yield new brew

Ahoy, beer lovers: A bottle from a 133-year-old shipwreck may yield yeast for a new brew in upstate New York.


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 …


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 15, 2018, 6:27 p.m.

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 …


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 …


UPDATED: Thu., May 24, 2018, 6:16 p.m.

A robot submarine found the ‘Holy Grail of shipwrecks’

Enter a tiny submersible robot named Remus 6000 – packed with sensors and cameras and capable of diving 4 miles underwater – that has discovered the centuries-old final resting place …


Michigan shipwreck hunters find schooner that sank in 1873

Michigan shipwreck hunters have found the remains of a schooner that sank in Lake Michigan in 1873 during a storm.


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 …


Search to resume for Beeswax shipwreck along Oregon coast

The Maritime Archaeological Society plans to resume searching for the centuries-old Beeswax shipwreck.


Historic shipwreck discovered off Southern California coast

A U.S. Coast Guard ship that first set out to sea during the Spanish-American War and sank off the coast of Southern California 100 years ago won’t be moved anytime …


Ship carrying 16 Filipinos, 8 S.Koreans missing near Uruguay

A cargo ship being used by a South Korean shipping company went missing in seas near Uruguay with 24 crew members and authorities said Saturday that two people had been …


Pope demands protection for migrants as sea search continues

Pope Francis demanded Sunday that “every possible measure” be taken to protect young refugees, as search and rescue efforts continued off Libya’s coast following the latest deadly Mediterranean migrant shipwreck.


Aid groups: Only four survivors from migrant shipwreck off Libya

A migrant ship carrying around 100 people capsized in the frigid waters off Libya on Saturday and only four survivors had been rescued after hours of searching, aid groups said.


Up to 500 feared dead in Mediterranean shipwreck last week

Up to 500 people are feared dead after a shipwreck in the Mediterranean Sea last week, the U.N. refugee agency said Wednesday, citing the accounts of survivors.


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.” …


Search for missing Malaysia plane yields uncharted shipwreck

SYDNEY — Search crews hunting for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in the desolate ocean waters off western Australia have discovered an old shipwreck, officials said Wednesday.


Sea explorers find shipwreck full of silver in Atlantic

A sea exploration company said today it has discovered a ship filled with silver 8,000 feet beneath the surface of the North Atlantic Ocean.


A Glory Hallelujah Expedition Finds Resting Place Of Wooden Clipper Ship Glory Of The Seas

Maine-based maritime historian Nicholas Dean, center, describes the chain plate of the clipper ship Glory of the Seas to local historian David Buerge, second from right, and Jean-Claude Michel, right. …