The vessel, found by salvage divers who specialize in unusual finds, dates back to the Czarist era. Continue reading →
An ill-fated 19th-century expedition that became trapped in the Canadian Arctic ended in a particularly gruesome type of cannibalism.
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.
Archaeologists have identified a Caribbean ship that sank in 1681, at the mouth of Panama's Chagres River.
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 →
Chemical and sensory analysis of 170-year-old champagne recovered from the Baltic Sea reveals hints of 19th-century wine-making practices.
After a two-year long manhunt, federal marshals finally caught up with the most successful treasure hunter in U.S. history, Tommy Thompson.
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.
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