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Climate Change Threatens To Destroy Over 20,000 Historical Sites, Archaeologists Say

by Dave Sadler
Thanks to climate change, a predicted rise in sea level along the Atlantic and Gulf coasts of the southeastern U.S. over the next century or two is currently modeled at a seemingly modest one to two…

Revealed: The sunken Roman city that was once the resort of the super rich but now lies beneath the waves with its treasures intact

by Dave Sadler
  Baiae was the Las Vegas for the super-rich of ancient Rome and was synonymous with luxury and wickedness But as the centuries passed,…

10 Greatest Shipwreck Treasures Ever Found

by Luke Higgins
The bountiful seas hold many, many treasures. Above and beyond these ten astonishing shipwreck treasures on our list, it is said that there may be as many as three million other shipwrecks scattered across the ocean floor. Regton Metal Detection Specialists www.regton.com…

Amateur marine archaeologists dive the sunken tug Admiral in Lake Erie: Working Cleveland

by Dave Sadler
Latitude 41 38.243 N, Longitude 81 54.198 W, a few miles off Avon Point, Ohio -- Murky, cold water wrapped its frigid fingers around the divers as soon as they leapt off the back of the…

Sailing a 2,400-year-old Ship That Sank Off Israel’s Coast

by Luke Higgins
“Pull!” orders Yohai Palzur, and we pull the rope with all our might. Part of the square sail folds, its edges flap and the bow tilts a bit to the left. Anyone can see that we are not a trained crew, and for a moment, the usually calm and…

Hunt for Ming dynasty admiral Zheng He’s lost treasure ship heats up in Indian Ocean

by Dave Sadler
During an epic naval battle between Chinese and local forces off the coast of Sri Lanka more than 600 years ago, a massive treasure ship laden with gold, precious gems and religious artefacts was…

MYSTERIES OF SHIPWRECK HUNDREDS OF YEARS OLD REVEALED BY 3D SCANNING OFF THE ITALIAN COAST

by Dave Sadler
Archaeologists in Italy have discovered a Byzantine shipwreck off the coast of Sicily and are using cutting-edge 3D technology to further uncover the secrets of the vessel that had been submerged…

Proof of Sunken Pirate Ship Found near Wellfleet

by Dave Sadler
The year was 1715, and a 100-foot ship by the name of Whydah sailed out of London at the command of Lawrence Prince. The ship was fast, an asset to the European trade industries linking England, Africa, and the West Indies. Its name gave a nod to the West African…

Mysterious ship wreck found under Brazil beach

by Dave Sadler
The wreckage of a ship that ran aground off the coast of Brazil more than 120 years has been found beneath a city beach. Drone video shows archaeologists examine the site in Santos of what is believed to be the wreck of the British sailing ship Kestrel, which ran aground…

Wreck of HMS Narwhal containing the remains of 58 British seaman who were killed during WWII is accidentally found in the North Sea by Polish divers

by Dave Sadler
  A 3D radar scan showing the craft perfectly intact in 308ft (94 metres) of water HMS Narwhal…
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