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...
Legendary Endurance Shipwreck Discovered off Antarctica
The Endurance, one of the greatest ever undiscovered shipwrecks, was found over the weekend at the bottom of the Weddell Sea off Antarctica -- 107 years after it sank. The vessel of Antarctic explorer Ernest Shackleton was crushed by sea...
Byzantine-Era Shipwreck in Greece Full of Amphorae
Excavations of a Byzantine shipwreck off the coast of the Greek island Samos have revealed that the ship and its contents likely date to some time between 480 and 520 AD, the Greek Culture Ministry announced on Friday. The shipwreck...
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...
Cargo Ship Off Coast of Crete Breaks in Half
A cargo ship carrying metal broke in half after running aground off the coast of Crete on Tuesday, and two of its crew members have been hospitalized with hypothermia. The ship, which is called the Manassa Rose and which flies...
Shipwreck in Lefkada, Greece a Monument to the Tragedy of Migration
A shipwreck on the Greek island of Lefkada in the Ionian Sea has become a poignant monument to the human tragedy of migration. The wreck of an old rusty trawler that locals believe had sailed from Tunisia, lies abandoned on Gaidaros...