Saturday, April 22, 2023
Maritime News

Discovery Of WW2 Shipwreck Ends Australia’s ‘Tragic’ Maritime Chapter

SYDNEY, April 22 (Reuters) – Australia’s Defence Minister Richard Marles said on Saturday that the wreck of a Japanese merchant ship,

April 22, 2023
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Wednesday, March 9, 2022
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Maritime News

Ernest Shackleton’s Ship Endurance Discovered Deep Beneath Antarctic Ice

By Michael Holden (Reuters) – The wreckage of polar explorer Ernest Shackleton’s ship “Endurance,” which was

March 9, 2022
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Saturday, January 1, 2022

ROV Discovers Italian World War Two Submarine Wreck

ATHENS,(Reuters) – Greek divers have discovered the wreckage of an Italian submarine 80 years after it was sunk by the Allied Forces in the Aegean Sea

January 1, 2022
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Wednesday, January 20, 2021
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How Are Shipwrecks Found And Protected In United States Waters?

By NOAA – Shipwrecks are the stuff of epic tales and imagination. Some sank in battle, some in transit. They were war machines, whalers and luxury cruise

January 20, 2021
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Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Shipwreck Hunter Explores 5 Vessels on Atlantic Seabed

  by Sonja Elmquist (Bloomberg) A U.S. salvage company that has recovered precious metals from miles below the surface of the Atlantic over more than two

June 2, 2015
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Monday, May 4, 2015
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“New” Shipwrecks Appearing In Lake Michigan’s Unusually Clear Water

During a routine US Coast Guard patrol in April, assisted by unusually clear visibility, an aircrew captured these amazing photos of newly emerging shipwrecks

May 4, 2015
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Friday, October 17, 2014
Maritime News

Researchers Map Tasman Bridge Disaster Shipwreck in Stunning Detail

Australian researchers have used some new sonar equipment to capture stunning imagery of the shipwreck of the MV Lake Illawarra bulk carrier, which tragically

October 17, 2014
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Monday, October 6, 2014
Maritime News

Haitian Shipwreck Not Columbus’s Santa Maria -UNESCO

A team of experts working on a UNESCO mission to confirm the identity of a shipwreck found off the coast of Haiti have determined that the wreck is NOT that

October 6, 2014
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Monday, December 9, 2013

Sunken Steamship Keystone State Found on Lake Huron

The wreckage of a wooden steamship that sank 152 years ago in a storm on Lake Huron with no survivors has been found, a Michigan explorer said on

December 9, 2013
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Monday, July 22, 2013
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WWII Shipwreck Gives Up 61 Tons of Silver 3 Miles Under Atlantic

July 22 (Bloomberg) — Odyssey Marine Exploration Inc., a deep-sea salvage company, said it retrieved more than 61 tons of silver bullion this month from

July 22, 2013
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Tuesday, May 21, 2013

NOAA Report Examines Oil Pollution Threat From Shipwrecks

Report identifies 36 shipwrecks that pose a "worst case" oil pollution threat to the U.S.

May 21, 2013
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Monday, December 31, 2012
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Myanmar Shipwreck Survivors Granted Asylum in Indonesia

Indonesia has taken in nine shipwreck survivors believed to be refugees from Myanmar, ending weeks of uncertainty for the men, who were refused permission to

December 31, 2012
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Wednesday, December 12, 2012

NOSCO Victory Denied with Stranded Myanmar Shipwreck Survivors

Chun Han Wong SINGAPORE–A group of shipwreck survivors rescued near Myanmar last week remains in limbo off Singapore’s coast despite concerns they

December 12, 2012
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Friday, February 3, 2012
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World’s Most Valuable Wreck? Salvage Deal Struck

[dropcap]F[/dropcap]our years ago a 43 pound cylindrical object broke the surface of the ocean for the first time in over 250 years and, in doing so, confirmed

February 3, 2012
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Tuesday, September 27, 2011
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The Dead Cruise Ship World Discoverer – Incident Photo of The Week

Built as the BEWA Discoverer in 1976, the vessel was sold to Adventure Cruises Inc. and renamed the World Discoverer. The ship was then put on a long term

September 27, 2011
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Friday, July 22, 2011

10 Extraordinary Modern Shipwrecks

Merchant ships are a critical piece of worldwide movement of goods and materials around the world, and on occasion, they run into problems.  The following

July 22, 2011
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Monday, June 6, 2011
Engineering News

NOAA, partners to search for ships lost in World War II off North Carolina

Photo of the tanker Ormidale, later renamed Bluefields, which was torpedoed and sunk in 1942 by German submarine U-576. (Credit: Historical Collections of the

June 6, 2011
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Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Dutch Navy Discovers Missing German WWI U-boat

The Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN) has located the wreck of the World War I German submarine U-106 off the coast of Terschelling in the Netherlands.  The

May 11, 2011
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Thursday, March 11, 2010

Gas company finds 12 shipwrecks in Baltic

STOCKHOLM – A gas company building an underwater pipeline in the Baltic Sea has found a dozen centuries-old shipwrecks – some of them unusually

March 11, 2010
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Thursday, February 19, 2009

Shipwrecks That Capture Our Imaginations – according to MSNBC, anyway

Peter A Mello of points us to 10 shipwrecks that capture our imaginations… well MSNBC’s imaginations anyway.  As Peter put’s

February 19, 2009
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