Photo Credit :: Wikipedia Sir Ernest Shackleton’s lost Endurance ship is a topic of legend. The ship went down in the Antarctic’s Weddell Sea during the explorer’s ill-fated 1914–17 expedition, marking the end of the “Heroic Age” of Antarctic exploration. There have
Abandonment of the whalers in the Arctic Ocean, September 1871, including the George, Gayhead, and Concordia. Scanned from the original Harper's Weekly 1871, courtesy of Robert Schwemmer Maritime Library A LOOK BACK:::: Reproduced from National Marine Sanctuaries from 2016 NOAA archaeologists have discovered the
Three million shipwrecks over the seafloor are predicted. Such sites offer significant insight into human history and culture. They are also home to the marine scientists with rich ecosystems of interest. A fascinating summary of some of the many interesting
The mystery of the Octavius: An 18th-century ghost ship was discovered with the captain’s body found frozen at his desk, still holding his pen
The story opens in 1761 with the Octavius docked in the port of London to take on a cargo destined for China.
John Franklin is said to have succumbed on June 11, 1847, according to a note from the following April. The general consensus is that the rest of the crew either perished while they were camped through the winter or during their attempt to walk back to civilization.
The sinking of the Titanic was one of the worst marine disasters in all of history, and the Britannic also sank, after colliding with a mine in the Aegean Sea. The catastrophe was far less dramatic than that of the Titanic, but 30 people died and the remaining 1,035 survivors had to be saved from the water and lifeboats.
MV Legends from Hurghade, Egypt offers dive safaris to visit a part of history for divers.
"It is not to easy to navigate in these narrow waters"
“That’s it! That’s it!”
Mallows Bay is a fairly unassuming shelter on the Maryland side the Potomac River, where the current twists and curves east. Stand on the bank and study the shallow water closely and your eye will drift over the partially-submerged hulls