Underwater archaeologists excavate Byzantine shipwreck near Samos

Underwater archaeologists have excavated a Byzantine shipwreck near the Greek island of Samos in the East Aegean.

Wreck of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s Endurance found off Antarctica coast

An expedition team from Endurance22 has announced the discovery of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s, Endurance, off the coast of Antarctica.

Shipwrecked Ivory a Treasure Trove For Understanding Elephants & 16th Century Trading

In 1533, a Portuguese trading vessel carrying forty tons of gold and silver coins along with other precious cargo went missing on its way to India.

Underwater archaeologists from INAH discover 200-year-old wreck

Underwater archaeologists from the Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia have announced the discovery of a shipwreck off the coast of Quintana Roo state in Mexico.

A Stone Age” boat building site” has been discovered underwater

The Maritime Archaeological Trust has discovered a new 8,000 year old structure next to what is believed to be the oldest boat building site in the world on the Isle of Wight.

Archaeologists connect ancient Corinth’s inner and outer harbours

Researchers from the Greek Ministry of Culture and Sports and the University of Copenhagen are continuing to make important discoveries at Lechaion, the main harbour town of ancient Corinth. Among them structures that join the Inner and Outer Harbours, and a unique wooden bulwark that made up part of a mole flanking the entrance to the Inner Harbour.

Underwater Stone Age settlement mapped out

Six years ago divers discovered the oldest known stationary fish traps in northern Europe off the coast of southern Sweden. Since then, researchers at Lund University in Sweden have uncovered an exceptionally well-preserved Stone Age site. They now believe the location was a lagoon environment where Mesolithic humans lived during parts of the year.

Researchers find lost remains from the Fougueux

This work proves how effective the combined application of numerical tools based on dispersion models and oceanographic and historical research is in finding underwater archaeological remains.

Maritime archaeology expedition in Black Sea

An expedition mapping submerged ancient landscapes, the first of its kind in the Black Sea, is making exciting discoveries.

Ancient Skeleton Discovered on Antikythera Shipwreck

An international research team discovered a human skeleton during its ongoing excavation of the famous Antikythera Shipwreck (circa 65 B.C.).

Mary Rose: Tudor painting and tidal analysis offer clues as to why it sank

Skulls, the ship’s figurehead and other artefacts from the wreck of a 1545 Tudor warship have been made available to peruse online in 3D reconstructions. But why did she sink? The answer is more elusive than you might assume.

23 shipwrecks discovered off Greece dating from around 1,000 BC to the 19th century AD.

An expedition to the Fourni archipelago in Greece, co-directed by a University of Southampton archaeologist, has found 23 new shipwrecks dating from around 1,000 BC to the 19th century AD.

WW2 Bombs and buses 600 metres deep

May 8, 1945: German forces in Norway have surrendered, and after five long years of occupation, the country is finally free. Suddenly, 30,000 Allied troops had to disarm 350,000 German soldiers, and deal with huge stockpiles of German bombs, guns and ammunition along Norway’s 2500-km-long coast.

Skanska USA Reveals Details of Shipwreck Discovery at its 121 Seaport Project Site

Development and construction firm Skanska USA and the City of Boston announced the conclusion of an archaeological investigation into the remains of a shipwrecked vessel discovered during excavation at the site of Skanska’s 121 Seaport development.

Spectacular cargo of ancient shipwreck found in Caesarea

​IAA archaeologists diving in the ancient harbor in the Caesarea National Park recovered beautiful artifacts and coins from a 1,600-year-old shipwreck. This is the largest assemblage of marine artifacts to be recovered in the past thirty years.

ROV Survey of HMS Hampshire Wreck Site

HMS Hampshire struck a mine at 19.40 on the 5th June, 1916, while transporting Lord Kitchener, the secretary of State for War to Archangel in northern Russia for a meeting with Tsar Nicholas II. She sank within twenty minutes, with the loss of 737 lives, including Lord Kitchener. Only 12 of the company survived.

Royal 17th century wardrobe found in the Wadden Sea

The items, which were found at the wreck of a 17th-century ship in the Wadden Sea near Texel, include a very luxurious gown that has remained remarkably well preserved. This gown serves as the showpiece of the temporary exhibition ‘Garde Robe’, which opened at museum Kaap Skil today.

NOAA solves disappearance mystery of USS Conestoga

NOAA and the U.S. Navy announced the discovery of the USS Conestoga (AT 54) in the Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary off San Francisco, 95 years after the Navy seagoing fleet tugboat disappeared with 56 officers and sailors aboard. The discovery solves one of the top maritime mysteries in U.S. Navy history.

BU maritime archaeology team on Oman ‘Vasco da Gama’ shipwreck

A Portuguese ship wrecked on a remote island off the coast of Oman in 1503 has been archaeologically excavated by a team of Bournemouth University (BU) and MHC maritime archaeologists.

Bronze bell recovered from World War II aircraft-carrying submarine off Oahu coast

During a test dive last week, the Hawai'i Undersea Research Laboratory (HURL) recovered the bronze bell from the I-400 - a World War II-era Imperial Japanese Navy mega-submarine, lost since 1946 when it was intentionally sunk by U.S. forces after its capture.

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