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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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alaskadispatch.com The US Coast Guard continued Thursday to search for Robin Walbridge, one of two sailors lost when the 180-foot HMS Bounty, a 1960 replica of a famous 18th-century merchant vessel, foundered and sank in the throes of hurricane Sandy on Monday. But as the...
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cbc.ca Two crew members of a Nova Scotia-built replica vessel are missing after abandoning ship off the coast of North Carolina in high seas brought on by Hurricane Sandy. Officials with the U.S. Coast Guard told CBC News the 16-member crew of HMS Bounty decided...
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slate.com Forget “women and children first”—it might have worked on the Titanic, but it’s usually every man for himself, says Mikael Elinder, an economist at Uppsala University in Sweden. His paper “Gender, Social Norms, and Survival...
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huffingtonpost.com According to Discovery News, treasure-hunting company Odyssey Marine Exploration has salvaged 48 tons of silver treasure from the sunken cargo ship sitting 15,420 feet deep in the North Atlantic. The treasure hunters hauled in a whopping 1,203 bars of...
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nwsource.com The Supreme Court has again steered clear of an international dispute over the treasure salvaged from a 19th century shipwreck. The justices on Monday rejected appeals from the deep-sea explorers who found the wreck of a sunken Spanish galleon and Peru,...
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cnn.com wooden ship believed to be over 200 years old was discovered during a recent exploration of the northern Gulf of Mexico, according to a press release from the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
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theatlantic.com More than 1,500 people died in the sinking of the Titanic, but more than 700 survived. Those who did owed their escape to the newest communications technology of the time: wireless telegraphy.
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dailygalaxy.com In 2000, at the turn of the century, Roy Cullimore, a microbial ecologist and Charles Pellegrino, scientist and author of Ghosts of the Titanic discovered that the Titanic --which sank in the Atlantic Ocean 97 years ago -- was being devoured by a monster...
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theatlantic.com For four decades, the engines that powered Apollo 11 to the moon have lain at the bottom of the Atlantic. But they'll soon rise again. Amazon's Jeff Bezos Discovered the Historic Apollo 11 Rocket Engines at the Bottom of the Sea More at Jeff Bezos blog:...
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marinetraffic.com See the actual posistion coordinates of Ships all across the world, live on Google Maps. Vessel positions may be up to one hour old.
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nytimes.com In 1941, a Nazi torpedo tore a hole in a British merchant ship carrying a fortune in silver to England from India. The ship was part of a convoy headed for Liverpool, but it went down about 300 miles southwest of Ireland, disappearing in icy waters nearly...
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msn.com Swedish explorer reports circular anomaly, but is it a 'flying saucer'? Hardly An ocean exploration team led by Swedish researcher Peter Lindberg has found what some are suggesting is a crashed flying saucer. Lindberg's team, which has had success in the...
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msn.com A team of underwater explorers has found two long-lost shipwrecks in northeastern Lake Huron.

Thunder Bay Marine Sanctuary on Wednesday announced the discovery of the schooner M.F. Merrick and the steel freighter Etruria in deep water off Presque Isle.
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