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auvfest 2008: navy mine-hunting robots help noaa explore sunken history
With the exciting spirit of cooperation and discovery, AUVfest 2008 is a unique opportunity to demonstrate and test the applications of autonomous underwater vehicles, or AUVs, for both mine counterme...
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Shark attacks spearfisherman, who captures it on video
A spearfisherman wearing a head camera captured the intense moment an 8-foot reef shark attacked him and took a bite out of his leg Sunday near Middle Samo Reef off Boca Chica in the Florida Keys. ...
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7,500-Year-Old Well Excavated at an Underwater Site
A fresh-water well in the submerged Neolithic site of Kfar Samir in Israel is being investigated by a team including Ehud Galili of the Israel Antiquities Authority and the University of Haifa, and Jonathan Benjamin of Flinders Un...
Bronze Bell from Long-Lost Arctic Shipwreck Revealed
Divers recovered a bronze bell from the wreck of the HMS Erebus, a British ship that was missing for nearly 170 years after an ill-fated expedition to the Canadian Arctic. In 1845, British Royal Navy officer and explorer John F...
Technology Enables Historic Finds
An endeavor to employ a suite of oceanographic research instruments to find downed World War II aircraft and the remains of troops listed as missing in action for nearly 70 years are the subject of a film by camera maker GoPro and...
WWII German U-Boat Recovered
A World War II German U-boat, sunk during the Battle of the Atlantic more than 72 years ago, has been discovered off the coast of North Carolina, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Tuesday. The Germa...
The mystery of the ancient shipwreck
In the azure waters off the rocky coast of Antikythera, a remote island in the Mediterranean with a population of less than 50, lies one of the most mysterious shipwrecks of all time. In 1900, sponge divers from the Greek isla...
Return to the Antikythera Shipwreck: Marine Archaeology Goes High-Tech
The yellow, torpedo-shaped vehicles glided through the clear Mediterranean water just 10 feet above the 2,000-year-old shipwreck on the bottom. During the weekend of September 20 the autonomous underwater vehicles made 40 long pas...
Mapping the Mighty Britannic Shipwreck
So fascinating did the mystery of the Britannic shipwreck proved to Jacques Cousteau, he scoured the depths of the Kea coast in the hopes of finding it. Sister ship of the Titanic, the Britannic ocean liner was christened during W...
Sevenoaks father and son strike gold in £10k treasure hunt
Father and son from Sevenoaks struck gold when they uncovered treasure buried on a beach. Phil Cruickshank, 49, and his son Xander, nine, dug up one of 30 24-carat gold bars hidden by a German artist on Outer Harbor Beach in Folke...
Ancient human remains unearthed in Krabi, WWII shipwreck found off Chumphon
Ancient human bones have been unearthed along with clay pots believed to be up to 5,000 years old in Khao Na Wang Mi in Krabi, across Phang Nga Bay from Phuket. Following the discovery of the bones in a cliff area in Thap Prik, no...
200-year-old booze found in shipwreck -- and it's still drinkable
A 200-year-old stoneware seltzer bottle that was recently recovered from a shipwreck at the bottom of the Baltic Sea contains alcohol, according to the results of a preliminary analysis. Researchers discovered the well-preserve...
Falmouth company makes history with Costa Concordia salvage
SALVAGE workers from a Falmouth company say they are “proud” to work on their toughest project in almost 40 years helping to right a stricken cruise liner which capsized off the Italian coast. Marine drilling experts from Fugr...
Shipwreck excavation may explain how 17th-century warship blew itself up
An underwater rescue excavation is being mounted this summer by English Heritage to solve a 349-year-old mystery: how warship the London managed to blow itself up without firing a shot at the enemy off Southend. Cotswold Archae...
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1,000 ounces of gold recovered from sunken ship
An expedition to the wreck of a 19th-century steamship off South Carolina has recovered nearly 1,000 ounces of gold. ...
The Seattle Times
Off the North Carolina Coast, Pirate Treasure of a Different Sort
Sunken treasure lies 25 feet beneath the sea off North Carolina, where archaeologists are probing the wreck of the Queen Anne’s Revenge -- the flagship in the dread pirate Blackbeard’s flotilla. But this treasure won’t sparkle...
Hunt for sunken warship bearing £150m
LOCATING a sunken warship said to contain more than £150million worth of silver ingots would be enough to make most people feel emotional. But for marine archaeologist Neil Cunningham Dobson, his feelings had remarkably little ...
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