Tuesday, July 23, 2019
400-year-old shipwreck discovered in baltic
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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...

July 23, 2019
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Monday, September 24, 2018
Maritime News

400-Year-Old Shipwreck ‘Discovery of Decade’ for Portugal

By Catarina Demony CASCAIS, Portugal, Sept 24 (Reuters) – Archaeologists searching Portugal’s coast have found a 400-year-old shipwreck believed to have sunk near Lisbon after returning from India laden with...

September 24, 2018
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Thursday, July 19, 2018
News

Company Claims to Find Russian ‘Treasure Ship’ Amid Skepticism

By Josh Smith SEOUL, July 19 (Reuters) – A company claiming to have found the wreck of a Russian warship with $130 billion in gold “treasure” off the coast of...

July 19, 2018
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Wednesday, October 25, 2017
earliest known astrolabe
News

500-Year-Old Astrolabe May be ‘Earliest Marine Navigation Tool’ Ever Discovered

Researchers at the University of Warwick have identified what is believed to be the earliest known marine navigation tool ever discovered.  The artifact, now determined to be an astrolabe, was...

October 25, 2017
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Wednesday, July 5, 2017
News

Colombia Moves Toward Salvaging Treasure from Sunken Spanish Galleon

BOGOTA, July 5 (Reuters) – Colombia is making progress towards salvaging a Spanish galleon carrying jewels and coins that sank more than 300 years ago, President Juan Manuel Santos said...

July 5, 2017
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Thursday, December 10, 2015
Maritime News

A Shipwreck Possibly Containing $17 Billion Worth of Lost Gold Has Been Found Off Colombia, And Everyone Wants a Piece

By Charles Penty (Bloomberg) — In 1708, the Spanish flagship San Jose was sunk by a British squadron near the port of Cartagena, in what is modern-day Colombia, taking down...

December 10, 2015
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Monday, July 27, 2015
Maritime News

Florida Family Hauls $1 Million Treasure from Sunken Spanish Armada

  By Barbara Liston ORLANDO, Fla., July 27 (Reuters) – A Florida family who has hunted treasure for years found more than $1 million worth of gold artifacts this summer...

July 27, 2015
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Sunday, June 14, 2015
News

gCaptain Book Review: Pirate Hunters by Robert Kurson

“A terrific read. I was pulled in from page one. Kurson brings us face to face with some of the most swashbuckling pirates ever to sail the Caribbean, even as...

June 14, 2015
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Thursday, April 16, 2015
Interesting

Treasure Hunters Pull Silver Coins from WWII Shipwreck at Record Depth

  Deepwater salvage and recovery firm Deep Ocean Search says it has pulled “several tens of tons” of silver coins from a WWII shipwreck at a world record depth of...

April 16, 2015
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Thursday, October 30, 2014
Maritime News

Has a Piece of Amelia Earhart’s Missing Plane Been Found?

A piece of aircraft debris found on a remote South Pacific atoll is reinforcing speculation that a sonar anomaly detected in 2012 just off the island is in fact the lost aircraft of Amelia...

October 30, 2014
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Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Interesting

Canada Finds Historic Franklin Expedition Wreck

Canada has found one of the two sunken British ships from Sir John Franklin’s 1845 expedition that disappeared in the Arctic, deck and mainmast intact.

September 9, 2014
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Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Maritime News

Treasure Hunters Return to SS Central America Shipwreck in Search of Gold Cargo

A deep-ocean exploration company is seeking to recover a lucrative haul of gold aboard the shipwreck of the SS Central America, nearly 160 years after it sank off the coast of South Carolina in a hurricane.

April 30, 2014
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Thursday, March 6, 2014
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Treasure Hunters to Recover Gold Cargo from SS Central America Shipwreck

The ship sank in 1857 with one of the largest documented cargoes of gold ever lost at sea and now lies at a depth of approximately 2,200 meters (7,200 feet) approximately 160 miles off the coast of South Carolina.

March 6, 2014
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Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Gairsoppa silver
Maritime News

Deep Water Treasure Hunters Recover 48 Tons of Silver from WWII Cargo Ship

(Bloomberg) — Odyssey Marine Exploration Inc., a deep-ocean exploration company, said it recovered about 48 tons of silver from a World War II shipwreck three miles (4.8 kilometers) beneath the...

July 18, 2012
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Monday, October 10, 2011
SS Mantola-silver
Maritime News

Bada-Bing, Bada-Boom – Treasure Hunters Score 2nd Major Find

Odyssey Marine Exploration has discovered another shipwrecked British vessel loaded with a shipment of silver, only 100 miles from a recent discovery confirmed last month. Shares of Odyssey Marine soared...

October 10, 2011
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Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Gairsoppa-treasure-ship
Maritime News

The Largest Treasure Find Ever – How Nazi’s Found and Sunk The British Treasury Ship Gairsoppa

Odyssey Marine Exploration announced today that it confirmed the identity and location of the SS Gairsoppa, a Nazi treasure ship, nearly 4,700 meters below the surface of the North Atlantic....

September 27, 2011
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Wednesday, July 22, 2009
Salvage

“Black Swan” Treasure Debate – Odyssey vs. Spain

The Florida based deep-sea exploration firm, Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc. has filed objections to a June 3, 2009 Report and Recommendation in the “Black Swan” Admiralty case.  The judges recommendation…...

July 22, 2009
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Wednesday, July 15, 2009
Incidents

Polar Mist – A modern day treasure ship located off coast of Argentina

Today we have another update on an incident that occured back in January of this year.  According the Associated Press, a team of divers have recovered nearly a ton of...

July 15, 2009
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Wednesday, March 18, 2009
Incidents

Polar Mist – A Modern Day Treasure Ship Lost At Sea

POLAR MIST FOUND WITH GOLD AND SILVER INSIDE: UPDATE HERE Do Treasure Ships still sail the seven seas? We have recently been fascinated by Discovery Channel’s show Treasure Quest as...

March 18, 2009
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Monday, June 9, 2008
Offbeat

Gold Fever – Let The Season Begin

The NYTimes reports:  The fever is contagious. Gold fever, that is. Symptoms? Unwavering optimism. ”Today’s the day,” legendary treasure hunter Mel Fisher would say as he set out to sea...

June 9, 2008
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