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Santorini Shipwreck an Environmental Time Bomb Ready to Explode

The Santorini shipwreck of the cruise ship MS Sea Diamond has been a permanent feature of the Greek islands for the last 14 years.

The Sinking of “Oria” in Greece Was Deadlier Than the Titanic

The sinking of the “Oria” in the Saronic Gulf, Greece in February of 1944 is one of the worst maritime tragedies in history. It cost almost four times as many lives as those taken in the Titanic disaster. The background...

Mysterious Shipwreck Washes Up on Canada’s Coast

A mysterious shipwreck has washed up on Canada's coastline centuries after it is thought to have sunk. The ghostly vessel appeared on the shores of Cape Ray on the Newfoundland coast and is thought to have been dredged up by...

Future of Zakynthos Navagio Beach Uncertain After Shipwreck Damage

Questions have been raised over the responsibility of the famous shipwreck on Navagio Beach in Zakynthos after a surge of bad weather has further destroyed it. Fears are growing over the condition of the tourism-driving shipwreck, with academics and local...

Long-Lost Ship Found in the Desert Laden With Gold

The discovery of a ship that disappeared five hundred years ago and was found in a desert in southwest Africa with gold coins aboard has been one of the most exciting archaeological finds of recent years. The Bom Jesus (The...

The Mecca of WWII Shipwreck Diving is at Leros Island, Greece

Since 1943, Leros island in the eastern Aegean has been the world's second biggest "museum" of WWII shipwrecks after Normandy. During the past five years, the island has been turned into a go-to destination for diving tourism. The Eastern Aegean...

Archaeologists Plan Rescue of Ancient Phoenician Shipwreck in Spain

Archaeologists in Spain recently conducted a thorough study of a Phoenician shipwreck that is around 2,500 years old. Their aim is to devise a plan for safely rescuing the wreck from the sea before it is irreparably damaged by...

2400-Year-Old Greek Ship is the Oldest Wreck Yet Discovered

The discovery of the ancient Greek shipwreck "Odysseus," thought to be the oldest of its kind ever found, at the bottom of the Black Sea could change our understanding of shipbuilding and seafaring in the ancient world. The 75 foot...

Samina Ferry Disaster Haunts Greece More Than 20 Years Later

The disaster involving the sinking of the ferry boat Express Samina on September 26, 2000, off the coast of Paros which claimed the lives of eighty-one people still haunts Greece. The ferry remains at the bottom of the Aegean Sea...

14th-Century Shipboard Cannon May be Europe’s Oldest

A rare shipboard cannon, discovered beneath the sea near Sweden, could be the oldest ship gun in Europe. Inside this remarkable find, scientists discovered bits of cloth, believed to be leftovers from a gunpowder bag called a cartouche. Radiocarbon dating...