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Shipwreck News

New beer developed, based on an 1840 shipwreck recipe

From an analysis of bottles of beer salvaged from the 1840s shipwreck found near the Åland Islands in 2010, food technologists are trying to re-create the original beer. To achieve this, they are studying some bacteria isolated from the bottles.

Ancient seltzer bottle recovered from shipwreck

A bottle of naturally carbonated water, that is more than 100 years old, has been recovered from a Polish shipwreck near the Polish coast.

80 more migrants drown in latest Italy boat tragedy

Rome - Eighty more migrants are feared drowned after another shipwreck off Italy, just days after dozens of others suffocated in the hold of an overcrowded fishing boat.

Shipwrecked camera found 2 years later, photos intact (Video)

Vancouver - Back in 2012, Paul Burgoyne got into a little trouble and had to be rescued by the coast guard, on his way from Vancouver to his summer home in Tahsis, B.C. He lost a camera containing precious family photos, which he thought were lost forever.

Preserved food found in jars on 2000-year-old shipwreck

Varazze - An ancient ship has been located beneath the waters of the Italian coast. Found buried in the mud, experts believe the food cargo discovered still on the boat has been preserved over the centuries.

19th Century shipwreck found on Prince Edward Island beach

Georgetown - Excavation efforts have begun after the remains of a shipwreck were found along an eastern Prince Edward Island beach. It is believed to be a 19th Century ship.

700-year-old shipwreck with thousands of relics found in Vietnam

A 700-year-old shipwreck has been found off the Vietnamese coast. According to media reports, thousands of antiquities have been found.

400-year-old treasure found at shipwreck site in Gulf of Mexico

Tampa - A 400-year-old treasure found off the Florida coast in the Gulf of Mexico has been recovered. The Spanish vessel was on its way back east when it succumbed to a hurricane.

Archaeologists hope to identify mysterious shipwreck

Drumbeg - Archaeologists are eager to try and identify the name of an old shipwreck found off the Scottish Highlands. Experts feel the shipwreck could potentially be 300 to 400 years old.

Marine archaeologist in Sweden discovers 17th century shipwrecks

Stockholm - A marine archaeologist in Sweden was out for a springtime walk when he came upon an unusual sight along the Stockholm waterfront. It turned out to be two shipwrecks.

Brewery to replicate 200-year-old beer found in shipwreck

Stallhagen, a microbrewery in Finland, says it can replicate beer found in a 200-year-old shipwreck. The beer had been found at the bottom of the sea in the summer of 2010. Now Stallhagen wants to bring the ale to market.

'Near-mythical' Viking navigational aid found in shipwreck

Researchers believe they have found a sunstone in a 16th century shipwreck. This oblong shaped crystal is described as having been used by Viking mariners.

Mysterious 19th century boat unearthed on Cumberland Island, Ga.

A beachcomber recently noticed an odd looking piece of wood sticking out of the sand on Cumberland Island, a federally protected wilderness area. Alerting authorities, archeologists examining the boat's remains believe it was constructed in the mid-1800s.

Costa Concordia survivors and relatives mark anniversary

Giglio - One year ago today a cruise liner, the Costa Concordia, sank off the coast of Italy. 32 people died in the tragedy and today the anniversary has been marked.

133-year-old ship found in Lake Huron, wrecked in 1910

A steamer that had been lost in Lake Huron a century ago has been located. The ship was recently found after two years of searching by an organization.

Drought brings 19th century Missouri River shipwreck to surface

Saint Charles - A steamboat that was lost on the Missouri River in the latter part of the 19th century has resurfaced due to the severe drought conditions that have been plaguing the region.

Roman-era boat found buried off Italian coast

Varazze - A well-preserved ship has been found buried in the sea off the Italian coast. The ship is believe to be dated about 2,000 years old, from the Roman-era.

Cannon from 1619 shipwreck extracted from Bermuda harbor

In an ongoing exploration project in Castle Harbour, Bermuda, archeologists have been able to extract a 17th century cannon from the remains of the English merchant ship, Warwick.

Viking-era shipwreck found off the coast of Sweden

A centuries-old shipwreck has been discovered lying underneath the waters of Sweden's coastline. The remains of the boat have been estimated to be about 800 years old.

Amateur divers find 17th century shipwreck in Baltic Sea

Media reports have surfaced that amateur divers have discovered a legendary shipwreck hundreds of years old. The wreck is believed to be a Swedish royal navy ship from 17th century.

Divers plan to extract 16th century Chinese porcelain from ocean

An exquisite treasure is resting at the bottom of the ocean off the shores of Indonesia, and one company is making plans to pull it up to the surface.

200-year-old shipwreck discovered on Gulf of Mexico floor

A remarkable discovery has been made in the Gulf of Mexico. During a recent expedition, a shipwreck was uncovered at the depths of the Gulf's floor.

Will researchers be able to replicate beer from the 19th century?

In a remarkable story, it is being reported that researchers in Finland have potentially figured out how to recreate beer originally made in the 19th century.

Treasure trove comes home to Spain

Following a long court battle between the Spanish government and the owners of shipwreck hunter Odyssey Marine Exploration, around half a billion US dollars worth of gold and silver coins will return to Spain.

US judge rules shipwreck treasure belongs to Spain

A US court has decided the $500 million treasure recovered in 2007 from the bed of the Atlantic should be returned to Spain.

Shipwreck with £150 million of silver identified as SS Gairsoppa

Odyssey Marine Exploration has announced they have positively identified a shipwreck as that of SS Gairsoppa, a British cargo ship that was sunk by a torpedo fired from a German U-boat in 1941. The ship was reportedly carrying over 200 tonnes of silver.

Sunken whaling ship of 'Moby Dick' captain found

Nantucket - Remains of a whaling ship discovered on a remote coral reef nearly 600 miles northwest of Honolulu, Hawaii are believed to be those of the second ship that inspired Herman Melville's classic 'Moby Dick.'

A 112-year-old large wooden ship found buried in Lake Michigan

Milwaukee - A large wooden steamship that sank over a century ago during a violent Lake Michigan storm has been found perfectly preserved off the Milwaukee-area shoreline.

Australia's first submarine lost with all hands not on deck

Australia is slowly crossing off its list of unsolved war mysteries, yet one stubborn wreck seems determined to stay hidden despite new interest in finding it.

Torpedoed Hospital Ship Located After 67 Years

News reached Australians today that the final resting place of the torpedoed hospital ship, AHS Centaur, had finally been located.
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Boat sank near Panama City  Florida
Boat sank near Panama City, Florida
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One of the wrecked ships on display in the Charlestown Shipwreck Museum. With ships brought together...
One of the wrecked ships on display in the Charlestown Shipwreck Museum. With ships brought together over the last 50 years, it forms the basis of one of the most unusual and interesting collections.
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Boat sank near Panama City  Florida
Boat sank near Panama City, Florida
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Screengrab from YouTube of 17 century shipwreck found in Sweden in March 2013.
Screengrab from YouTube of 17 century shipwreck found in Sweden in March 2013.
YouTube
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Screenshot of some of the treasures found on the floor of the Gulf of Mexico. The shipwreck site has...
Screenshot of some of the treasures found on the floor of the Gulf of Mexico. The shipwreck site has been identified to be that of the Buen Jesus y Nuestra Senora del Rosario. This Spanish ship was lost at sea during a massive hurricane in 1622.
Odyssey Marine Exploration/Courtesy KIII TV
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screengrab of NOAA footage showing artifacts lying on the floor of the Gulf of Mexico from 19th cent...
screengrab of NOAA footage showing artifacts lying on the floor of the Gulf of Mexico from 19th century shipwreck
CNN via NOAA
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The skylight over the engine room and a lifeboat cradle on the SS Gairsoppa  discovered by Odyssey M...
The skylight over the engine room and a lifeboat cradle on the SS Gairsoppa, discovered by Odyssey Marine Exploration,
Odyssey Marine Exploration
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screengrab of NOAA footage of recently discovered shipwreck
screengrab of NOAA footage of recently discovered shipwreck
CNN via NOAA
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Boat sank near Panama City  Florida
Boat sank near Panama City, Florida
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The refloated wreck of the Costa Concordia cruise ship is being dragged to the harbor of Pra di Volt...
The refloated wreck of the Costa Concordia cruise ship is being dragged to the harbor of Pra di Voltri near Genoa early on July 27, 2014
Giuseppe Cacace, AFP
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SS Ohio was an iron passenger-cargo steamship (although the Dory was made of wood) built by William ...
SS Ohio was an iron passenger-cargo steamship (although the Dory was made of wood) built by William Cramp & Sons in 1872.
CascoBayBoaters
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A ladder leading up onto the forecastle deck of the SS Gairsoppa shipwreck approximately 4 700 meter...
A ladder leading up onto the forecastle deck of the SS Gairsoppa shipwreck approximately 4,700 meters deep. One of the cargo holds can be seen at left.
Odyssey Marine Exploration
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A camera  lost in a shipwreck by Paul Burgoyne and found 2 years later.
A camera, lost in a shipwreck by Paul Burgoyne and found 2 years later.
YouTube
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Screen shot of image taken of shipwreck found buried on Georgia s Cumberland Island
Screen shot of image taken of shipwreck found buried on Georgia's Cumberland Island
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Boat sank near Panama City  Florida
Boat sank near Panama City, Florida
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YouTube screengrab of the New York  a steamer that sunk in Lake Huron in 1910
YouTube screengrab of the New York, a steamer that sunk in Lake Huron in 1910
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