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lamportandholt.com In an ongoing effort to preserve the memory and legacy of the sunken ocean liner SS Vestris of the Lamport and Holt Line, five grave markers were discovered in a Hoboken, New Jersey cemetary along with the forgotten graves of five crewmembers lost on the...
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huffingtonpost.com After 132 years, a long-lost shipwreck has been located at the bottom of Lake Superior, and it appears to be impeccably preserved. Over the summer, a five-man team, including a diver and historian, located the J.S. Seaverns freighter that sank in Canada...
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marketwatch.com “Great news: We have found the Galleon San Jose.” Thus what could be the biggest finding of a sunken treasure hoard in years was made by the government of Colombia in a single Twitter message on Friday evening. President Juan Manuel Santos...
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freep.com A group of explorers recently found a historic steamship off the coast of Muskegon more than a century after it sank. Members of the Michigan Shipwreck Research Association say the John V. Moran is one of the deepest and most intact wrecks found in Lake...
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nationalgeographic.com One of the most famous ships lost in the 19th century has been located in the Arctic, the Canadian government announced Tuesday, prompting Prime Minister Stephen Harper to declare that "one of Canada's greatest mysteries" has been solved. The shipwreck...
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independent.co.uk Shipwreck found off coast of Haiti thought to be one of the most significant underwater discoveries in history. More than five centuries after Christopher Columbus’s flagship, the Santa Maria, was wrecked in the Caribbean, archaeological investigators...
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rcahms.gov.uk A map showing the last 1200 years of shipwrecks off the coast of Scotland has been published. The "wreck map" has been published by the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS) as part of a drive to enhance the...
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duluthnewstribune.com Nearly 100 years after the Henry B. Smith freighter went down in Lake Superior during a November storm, a group of shipwreck hunters believes it has found the ship — largely intact. The Duluth News Tribune reports the group found the wreck last...
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courant.com After two days trapped in freezing cold water and breathing from an air bubble in an upturned tugboat under the ocean, Harrison Okene was sure he was going to die. Then a torch light pierced the darkness.
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duluthnewstribune.com The 100 year old ore boat Henry B. Smith has been discovered in the deep depths of Lake Superior.
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lohud.com 19th Century Coal Barge found at construction site of new Tappan Zee bridge
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freep.com One of the Great Lakes largest missing steamers found in Lake Huron
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