An astronaut in a former solo mission to space created a secret treasure map that he believed would lead to millions. After his death, the revelation of the map prompted treasure hunting in the Carribean.
Myths say the metal was mined from the lost city of Atlantis.
In hopes of discovering the Northern Passage, Sir John Franklin had set off on an expedition in 1845 with two ships, the HMS Erebus and Terror. The expedition failed with what was left of the HMS Erebus found in 2014. It was only recent that the other ship, HMS Terror, was discovered 168 years after in the Canadian Arctic.
One of Moby Dick's inspirations – the true to life sinking of the Nantucket ship Essex in 1820 – is a story that’s steeped in horrific events like starvation, cannibalism and the crew slowly driven mad by their tragic circumstances.
Scientists led an underwater expedition to explore the sunken USS Independence sitting at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean near the coast of Northern California.
Explorers have discovered the remains of a rare ship on Lake Ontario. The sloop is believed to have been built in the long-gone Erie County in 1797 and is considered to be one of the first commercial sailing vessels in the Great Lakes.
A team of explorers discovered a shipwreck below Lake Ontario confirmed to be the Washington sloop that sank in 1803
A group of diamond miners in the Namibian desert recently discovered a 500-year-old shipwreck loaded with gold coins.
An old shipwreck found at a construction site in Boston is believed to be dated back from the mid to late 1800s.
A large stain that is spreading in one part of Lake Erie may have its source in a 1937 shipwreck's fuel load. The Coast Guard and others are investigating.
More than 50 additional old world artifacts have been excavated from the Greek Antikythera shipwreck. These findings shed light on ancient cultures and what life was like during Caesar's reign.
What's the oldest wine you've tasted? I can put smart money down guessing that it wasn't 180 years old. And that would mean that a small team of archaeologists and oenologists certainly have some impressive bragging rights, after taste testing ancient champagne hauled up from the bottom of the Baltic Sea.
Usually when a shipwreck is discovered, people are excited at the prospect of finding ancient buried treasure, but beer? Recently a team of scientists diving off the coast of Finland found a shipwreck dating back to the 19th century, and is getting a taste of 170-year-old beer preserved inside.
For the first time, images of the worst shipwreck in San Francisco history have been revealed, shedding some light on this maritime mystery.