Shipwrecks

Shipwrecks

World’s Oldest Intact Shipwreck Discovered in Black Sea

The vessel is just one of dozens of ancient vessels discovered during a three year maritime archaeology project.
Daniel Oberhaus
10.23.18
It's Not Aliens

Atlantis, Aliens, and Time Warps: The Enduring Mystery of the Bermuda Triangle

Rogue waves could be responsible for some of the region’s most notorious vanishings, but that won't stop rumors about Atlantis, aliens, and time warps.
Becky Ferreira
8.13.18
Shipwrecks

Watch the Discovery of a Long-Lost WWII Cruiser, the USS Helena

The ship was torpedoed and sunk in July 1943.
Becky Ferreira
4.18.18
nature

A Human Body Has Been Found in this Famous 2,100-Year-Old Shipwreck

The story of “Pamphilos,” an ill-fated passenger on a merchant vessel that sank during the first century BCE.
Becky Ferreira
9.19.16
robots

Underwater Robots Are Searching for an Ancient Shipwreck in the Arctic

The disappearance of the doomed Franklin expedition has become the stuff of legend.
Kate Lunau
8.25.16
Florida

Ancient Floridians Butchered Mastodons and Maybe Kept Pet Dogs

Archaeologists found a 14,500-year-old underwater site that rewrites history.
Bryson Masse
5.13.16
Rhode Island

Captain Cook’s Lost Ship Has Finally Been Found

May she rest in pieces.
Sarah Emerson
5.4.16
robots

​Humanoid Robot Diver Visits an Ancient Shipwreck for Its Maiden Voyage

Watch this robotic aquanaut poke around in Louis XIV’s shipwreck.
Becky Ferreira
4.28.16
Photos

Photos Emerge of the First Sunken Seaplanes of the Pearl Harbor Attacks

We're getting the first good look in 74 years.
Clinton Nguyen
12.7.15
COLOMBIA

A Shipwreck With Treasure Worth Up to $17 Billion Was Discovered Near Colombia

On June 8, 1708, the San Jose was lost beneath the ocean. On November 27, 2015, it was found again.
Becky Ferreira
12.6.15
News

This Is the Best 3D Model of a Shipwreck We Have to Date

It looks cool, but “it’s all about the science.”
Jordan Pearson
9.9.15
Motherboard Blog

The Inevitable Timelapse of the Salvaging of the Costa Concordia

It might not look like much, but rest assured it takes some serious foresight and engineering to pull off this sort of thing.
Brian Anderson
9.17.13