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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...

The Six Breathtaking Shipwrecks of Karpathos Island

A new video created on behalf of the Municipality of Karpathos offers a rare glimpse at the six shipwrecks hiding in the island's waters.

Mystery Shipwreck Discovered Off Kythnos Island, Greece

Greek divers discovered a shipwreck off the island of Kythnos in the Aegean with indications it sank after an explosion at its bow. There is yet no information on the vessel and no indication of its date. Researcher Kostas Thoktaridis told...

Leros Island: The Mecca of WWII Shipwreck Diving

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...

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...

New Images Show 300-Year-Old “Holy Grail of Shipwrecks”

New photos of the 300-year-old "holy grail of shipwrecks" that is thought to hold billions of dollars in gold and treasure have been released. The massive Spanish San Jose, which went down off the coast of what is now Cartagena,...

Underwater Museum in Greece is “the Parthenon of Shipwrecks”

The ancient shipwreck of Peristera, opens to divers who will be able to visit the famous shipwreck of amphorae from the 5th century BC.

Greece’s Ten Best Scuba Diving Spots

Greece is a country with over sixteen thousand kilometers (9,942 miles) of spectacular coastline, which makes it perfect for scuba diving.

The Tragic Story of the Four Greeks Who Perished on the Titanic

The tale of the four Greek men who died on the Titanic is not often told, but it is one of the many tragic stories about the ill-fated ship.

19th Century Shipwreck in Greece Identified as the Italian Ship “Taormina”

A shipwreck that has languished in the waters off Cape Sounion, Greece since 1891 has finally been identified as the Italian freighter "Taormina", fully 130 years after it sank beneath the waves. "It is one of the rarest shipwrecks," said...