Excavation of a 200-year-old shipwreck confirms Lord Elgin was taking antiquities, as well as sculptures during his voyage from the Acropolis to London.
The 2,000-year-old Roman ship had been carrying parts to build an entire roof and had been packed meticulously.
Buttons. Plates. A medicine bottle filled with viscous goo. These are among the last remnants of a doomed 1845 expedition.
The discovery of a wrecked slave ship off the South African coast in which more than 200 captives drowned marks a milestone in the study of the slave trade.
The Hanneke Wrome was one of two ships that left Luebeck, Germany, for Tallinn, Estonia, on Nov. 11, 1468 loaded with gold coins and jewelry. Continue reading →
The shattered wreck of a Japanese World War II battleship was shown lying on a Philippine seabed in startling detail.
A ghost ship that has been lost beneath the waves for more than 60 years has been discovered nearly a half-mile below the ocean surface off the Hawaiian island of Oahu.
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.
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