A shipwreck exposed on the beach by winter storms could date to a time of commerce between England and Jamestown in the early 1600s.
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Scientists from throughout the world are in Greenville this week to get a first-hand look at efforts to preserve artifacts believed to have been aboard the Queen Anne’s Revenge.
The Great Wall of China has been photographed from underwater by a photographer, Mathieu Meur, who carried hundreds of kilograms of equipment to take the ghostly images.
Three years ago, a group of local fishermen were diving off the side of their boat near Nan’ao island chain, a cluster of small islands which lie close to the south China coast, roughly two-thirds of the way between Hong Kong and Xiamen.
The latest efforts to preserve artifacts from the shipwreck presumed to be Queen Anne’s Revenge never left the sea floor.
A shipwreck containing £5million worth of ancient treasures is being protected by a cage, creating a giant underwater safe, in Croatia.
It has been hidden under the the sands and waves since it crashed off the coast of Wales in 1942. But now this wreckage of a rare World War fighter plane may soon be back on dry land.
University of Ulster divers have been passing on their expertise to maritime archaeologists in the historic Egyptian port of Alexandria.
Staff from the UU’s maritime archaeology centre conducted a 10-day training workshop for 15 archaeologists from north and east Africa who wanted an insight into the challenges of working underwater.
An upstate New York-based filmmaker and a shipwreck expert have released a new documentary on the fleet of vessels purposely sunk in an Adirondack lake during the French and Indian War.
The wooden ribs of a ship, perhaps 400 years old, were moved off the waterfront at Corolla.
Kenyan and Chinese divers will embark on an undersea mission to find the wreckage of a Chinese vessel that sank off the East African country’s coast 600 years ago, an official said on Thursday.
Small waves lapped over Nathan Henry’s rubber boots as the underwater archaeologist stood among the stubby hull timbers of what could be the oldest shipwreck on the North Carolina coast.
Early humans, possibly even prehuman ancestors, appear to have been going to sea much longer than anyone had ever suspected.
The discovery of one of the world’s oldest shipwrecks shows that European trade was thriving even in the Bronze Age, according to experts.
NEARLY a thousand new archeological sites have been discovered off the North East coast as part of an English Heritage-funded project.
Oak planks found near a school may be from the cargo of a 14th Century log boat discovered nearby but later lost.
Workers digging a drainage ditch at Acharacle Primary School on the Ardnamurchan Peninsula uncovered the five pieces of wood last year.
The dreaded shipworm is moving into the Baltic Sea, threatening artefacts of the area’s cultural heritage. Researchers at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, suspect that the unfortunate spread is due to climate change, and are currently involved in an EU project to determine which archaeological remains are at risk.
Underwater robots can help study the world’s shipwrecks, a trove of information about the past, more easily and cheaply
A World War II fighter plane was recovered from the depths of Lake Michigan, more than 60 years after it crashed during a training exercise.
DID American whalers discover the east coast of Australia before Captain Cook?
That is the intriguing question a crack team of maritime archaeologists, divers and marine scientists hope to answer when they sail tomorrow for a remote reef 450 kilometres off the coast of Queensland.