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Recent excavations of a ship that sank more than 2,000 years ago near the Greek island of Antikythera have yielded some astonishing new discoveries.
The recently discovered wreck of one of the ships from Sir John Franklin’s lost 1845 mission to the Arctic may be the key to a centuries-old mystery.
Researchers find a giant aircraft-carrier sub that was captured and sunk by the U.S. Navy nearly 70 years ago.
A volunteer group may have located the remains of U.S. servicemen in Italy’s largest lake.
Researchers in Texas have discovered a 200-year-old shipwreck site more than three-quarters of a mile below sea level.
A century after Robert Scott’s ill-fated trek to the South Pole, the ship that brought him to Antarctica has been found off the coast of Greenland.
Despite the chivalry seen aboard Titanic, men usually fare better than women when marine disasters strike.
On Saturday, after a turbulent 150 years, the Confederate ironclad CSS Neuse will be moved indoors into a new facility.
Forensic specialists have put faces to the remains of men who went down with the USS Monitor 150 years ago.