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Aug 25, 2015 04:45 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Shipwrecks are terrifying catastrophes, but the underwater wreckage they leave behind has odd beauty.
Jul 28, 2015 05:50 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
The vessel, found by salvage divers who specialize in unusual finds, dates back to the Czarist era. Continue reading →
Jul 22, 2015 08:55 AM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
An ill-fated 19th-century expedition that became trapped in the Canadian Arctic ended in a particularly gruesome type of cannibalism.
Jun 2, 2015 02:12 PM ET // AFP
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.
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.
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