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Tuesday, July 23, 2019
500-Year-Old Shipwreck Discovered in Baltic Sea Looks ‘Like it Sank Yesterday’
An international team of scientists have announced the discovery of the remains of a 500-year-old ship that remains pristinely intact in the cold, dark depths of the Baltic Sea. Scientists say...
Monday, June 3, 2019
Blackbeard’s Ship Embarks for U.S. Supreme Court in Video Piracy Case
By Andrew Chung WASHINGTON, June 3 (Reuters) – The nine black-robed justices of the U.S. Supreme Court will soon navigate the treacherous legal waters around a sailing ship made famous...
Friday, April 12, 2019
Canadian Premiere – Trapped in Typhoon Alley, the Mystery of MV Derbyshire
Discovery Channel (Canada)’s new documentary series, “Disasters at Sea,” premieres on April 16th at 10 PM ET. The first episode, “Trapped in Typhoon Alley,” looks at the mysterious sinking of...
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Review: Disasters at Sea — Deadly Neglect, the Loss of the Marine Electric
Thirty-six years ago this week, the SS Marine Electric sank off the coast of Virginia with the loss of 34 officers and crew. There were only three survivors. The tragedy...
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
SS Marine Electric: The Shipwreck that Changed the Coast Guard
By Petty Officer 2nd Class Corinne Zilnicki – When the clock tolled 12 a.m. on Feb. 12, 1983, the 605-foot cargo ship Marine Electric trekked northward 30 miles off Virginia’s...
Friday, January 25, 2019
Remains of Famed Explorer Captain Matthew Flinders Found in London Rail Dig
LONDON, Jan 25 (Reuters) – Archaeologists have found the remains of Captain Matthew Flinders, a British Royal Navy explorer who was the first to sail around Australia and is credited...
Sunday, September 9, 2018
Monday, August 6, 2018
Ship Photos: Historic NYC Fireboat John J Harvey Gets Dazzled
Invented during World War I, dazzle camouflage was painted onto thousands of ships in the U.K. and U.S. as a way to disorient enemy U-boats. More than one hundred years...
Sunday, May 6, 2018
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
RMS St. Helena to Return as Anti-Piracy Armory in Gulf of Oman
By Joe Brock JOHANNESBURG, April 17 (Reuters) – The RMS St. Helena, Britain’s last working postal ship, was for nearly three decades the main source of contact between one of...
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Australian Beachgoers Find World’s Oldest Message in a Bottle 132 Years After Being Tossed from German Ship
MELBOURNE, March 7 (Reuters) – The oldest known message in a bottle was found on an Australian beach 132 years after being thrown from a German ship in the Indian...
Monday, July 24, 2017
America’s Oldest Commissioned Warship Refloated After Two-Year Restoration
America’s oldest commissioned warship, USS Constitution, was finally refloated on Sunday following a two-year, multi-million dollar restoration at the historic Charlestown Navy Yard, located at the Boston National Historical Park....
Friday, January 20, 2017
Watch: Line-Crossing Ceremony on MV World Sapphire
Ceremony marks the first crossing of the Equator. Vessel in the video is the Norwegian-flagged offshore supply vessel World Sapphire during a voyage from Rio de janeiro to Cadiz, Spain, unfortunately...
Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Monday, November 14, 2016
Underwater Archaeology Expedition Uncovers Dozens of Ancient Shipwrecks in Black Sea
When an international team of scientists set out on an expedition to map submerged ancient landscapes in the Bulgarian waters of the Black Sea, there was no telling what exactly...
U.S. Judge Says Ex-Presidential Yacht Can Be Sold for $0 to Foreign Investors
By Tom Hals Nov 14 (Reuters) – A Delaware judge on Monday said the former presidential yacht, U.S.S. Sequoia, can be acquired by an investment group for zero dollars, ending...
Friday, November 11, 2016
‘World’s Oldest Beer’ Brewed With Yeast from 18th Century Shipwreck
A team of scientists in Tasmania are claiming to have brewed the world’s oldest beer using yeast salvaged from an 18th century shipwreck. Led by Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery...
Thursday, September 1, 2016
Russia Honors First British Arctic Merchant Navy Convoy
By Dmitry Madorsky (Reuters) British and Russian World War Two veterans gathered on Wednesday in Arkhangelsk, 75 years to the day since Britain’s first Arctic convoy of military supplies steamed...
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