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1888 Shipwreck Found in San Francisco Bay

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) released images Wednesday of the wreckage of a ship that sank in San Francisco Bay in 1888, which killed 16 people. The iron and wood steamship called City of Chester went down on …

Five Cannons Recovered From Blackbeard’s Ship Five Cannons Recovered From Blackbeard’s Ship

In 1718, the legendary pirate Edward Teach, AKA Blackbeard, sank the Queen Anne’s Revenge off the coast of Beaufort, NC after the flagship accidentally ran aground in the shallows. For nearly 300 years, the ship rested and rusted, until 1996 …

Costa Concordia: Remains Found As Italy Mourns Another Tragedy Costa Concordia: Remains Found As Italy Mourns Another Tragedy

The last two missing victims from the Costa Concordia wreck are believed to have been found after 20 months at sea, and authorities are awaiting DNA testing to confirm their identities. The cruise liner sank last January off the Italian …

Raising Shipwreck; Costa Concordia Rises Raising Shipwreck; Costa Concordia Rises

The painful reminders from the horrific incident when the cruise liner Costa Concordia sank still haunt people in Giglio, Italy. That fateful night last January resulted in maritime tragedy where thirty people died, sixty-four people were injured, and two people …

Raising Shipwreck Concordia: See How it’s Done Raising Shipwreck Concordia: See How it’s Done

By now, just about everyone with Internet access has heard of the Costa Concordia, the Italian cruise ship that wrecked, claiming the lives of at least 30 people, back in 2012. Right now, efforts are underway off the coast of …

Man Rescues His Terrier From Drowning Man Rescues His Terrier From Drowning

Best friends are faithful, fun, and always have each other’s backs to defend one another until the very end. This applies whether the best friend is a human or a dog as was recently put to the test. Graham and …

61 Tons of Silver Recovered from Shipwreck 61 Tons of Silver Recovered from Shipwreck

U.S.-based underwater salvage and exploration company Odyssey Marine Exploration announced Monday that it pulled more than 61 tons of silver bullion worth about $36 million from a World War II British cargo ship. The torpedoed ship rested about three miles …

SS Gairsoppa: Shipwreck Gives Up Its Treasure SS Gairsoppa: Shipwreck Gives Up Its Treasure

In December 1940, the SS Gairsoppa raised anchor in India and left, fully-loaded with 240 tons of tea, silver, and iron for Liverpool, England. After breaking away from its convoy due to bad weather off the Irish coast, a German …

Italian Shipwreck Crew Guilty, Sentenced Italian Shipwreck Crew Guilty, Sentenced

It has been a year and a half since we reported on the tragic shipwreck of the Italian luxury liner Costa Concordia, which sank off the coast of the Isola del Giglio in Italy, a wreck that cost the lives …

Shipwreck: Gold Found Off South Carolina Coast? Shipwreck: Gold Found Off South Carolina Coast?
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Most of us love a good story about a found treasure; lately, those have mostly been about Goodwill patrons finding valuable paintings buried behind discarded motel-room art. But today there’s a story out of South Carolina that might be about …

Shipwreck Hunters Find Mystery In The Baltic Sea: Twitter Buzz Shipwreck Hunters Find Mystery In The Baltic Sea: Twitter Buzz
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The truth is out there, but it might be at the bottom of the ocean. Recently a group of shipwreck explorers were diving for just that reason, but they stumbled upon something perplexing. Some speculation say it could possibly be …