Shipwreck

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    One tiresome, eight missing after shipwreck off Lampedusa – media

    A two-year-old girl died and eight people were missing after a migrant vessel shipwrecked off the coast of Lampedusa on Monday, Italian media reported. Italian authorities managed to rescue 43 people but the two-year-old girl died on board the ship that was carrying them ashore, newswire AGI wrote. The missing people include two children, the survivors were quoted as saying by AGI. Italy is experiencing a surge in sea migration…

  • News HeadlinesOne and a half tons of ingots found at the site of the oldest shipwreck off the coast of Turkey

    One and a half tons of ingots found at the site of the oldest shipwreck off the coast of Turkey

    (ORDO NEWS) — An underwater archaeological excavation at a Bronze Age shipwreck off the coast of Turkey has unearthed two lead weights and a ton and a half of copper ingots, Arkeonews reports. According to scientists, the 3,600-year-old cargo was discovered in Kumluk, the site of one of the oldest shipwrecks in history, which occurred around 1600 BC off the coast of the southern Turkish province of Antalya. The shipwreck,…

  • News HeadlinesA 340 year old shipwreck could change our understanding of 17th century maritime history

    A 340-year-old shipwreck could change our understanding of 17th-century maritime history

    (ORDO NEWS) — A British warship that sank in 1682 while transporting the future king has been discovered off the coast of eastern England. The find has been called “the most significant historic marine discovery since the 1982 Mary Rose.” This announcement comes after 15 years of secret verification work to protect the wreck. Gloucester lay half-submerged on the seabed until brothers Julian and Lincoln Barnwell and their friend James…

  • News Headlines800 Year Old Cog Shipwreck Found off Swedish Coast is One of The Oldest

    800-Year-Old Cog Shipwreck Found off Swedish Coast is One of The Oldest

    (ORDO NEWS) — Divers have discovered the oldest Swedish cog ship in Bohuslän province, and one of the oldest cog shipwrecks ever found European waters. The shipwreck of the Swedish cog ship was found off the coast of the island of Dyngö, which is located off the coast of Fjällbacka, a historic fishing village and popular tourist resort on the coast of western Sweden. The village takes its name from…

  • News HeadlinesHas Captain Cooks Endeavour Shipwreck Finally Been Confirmed off Rhode Island 1

    Has Captain Cook’s Endeavour Shipwreck Finally Been Confirmed off Rhode Island?

    (ORDO NEWS) — The HMS Endeavour is the famous ship that Captain James Cook used on the first expedition to Australia in 1768 AD. The wreck of the ship that enabled this voyage is now believed to have been found off the coast of the US state of Rhode Island in Newport Harbor, say Australian researchers, as reported by DW.However, while the Australians insist the Endeavour shipwreck discovery is the…