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May 16, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Archaeologists have identified a Caribbean ship that sank in 1681, at the mouth of Panama's Chagres River.
May 16, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Underwater archaeologists have solved the mystery of a sword-filled shipwreck found more than three years ago buried in the sand off the coast of Panama. Continue reading →
Apr 20, 2015 03:00 PM ET // Eric Niiler
Chemical and sensory analysis of 170-year-old champagne recovered from the Baltic Sea reveals hints of 19th-century wine-making practices.
Mar 10, 2015 09:35 AM ET
After a two-year long manhunt, federal marshals finally caught up with the most successful treasure hunter in U.S. history, Tommy Thompson.
Mar 6, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
A Finnish/German scientific team has analyzed some of the oldest preserved beer samples from an 1840s shipwreck to try to provide insight into how they were made.
Mar 4, 2015 03:12 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The recovered wreck was one of the world's largest and most technologically advanced battleships deployed during its time. Continue reading →
Mar 4, 2015 03:00 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Photos show archival images of a WWII Japanese battleship and its discovery decades later.
Jan 6, 2015 06:00 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Divers find nearly 40 metal ingots from a shipwreck off the coast of Sicily that was lost in the sixth century.
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