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The Solmar V is a 112' luxury live-aboard dive vessel based in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico since 1992. We are the only luxury live-aboard dive vessel departing from Cabo San Lucas, Mexico-well within range of the most exciting diving in the Sea of Cortez and Soccoro Islands. During the weeks of our great white shark season at Guadalupe Island we depart from Ensenada, Mexico. The Solmar V travels with a crew of 10 and a maximum of 22 divers.

The USS Narcissus which sank near Egmont Key in 1866 during a winter storm is slated to become Florida's 12th underwater archaeological preserve.

Gambier Island residents deem project environmentally unsafe

Konig class battleship SMS Grosser Kurfurst, ships bell, Rosemary E Lunn, XRay

A bell from a German World War I battleship is set to fetch £5,000 at auction.

A crew of deep water divers found the ship using side scan sonar in June of 2013

Both parks located near Pylos in the southwestern Peloponnese

Skeletons of 17 crewmembers still aboard

The Japanese submarine was among the largest submarines of World War II, able to carry aircraft and could travel one-and-a-half times around the world without needing to refuel.

X-Ray Mag #55 - Jul 2013
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1300 BC—A merchant ship, laden with treasures from seven different cultures and commodities of Cypriot origin was traveling on a 1,700-mile trade route when it sank for unknown reasons at Cape Uluburun (near Kas on the south coast of the Antalya...

X-Ray Mag #54 - May 2013
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Make way for the shoreline— the ship is taking on water and fast! Perhaps these were not the exact words used to describe the situation, but the sinking of the MS Mikhail Lermontov has now become one of the largest diveable wrecks in New Zealand...

X-Ray Mag #50 - Sep 2012

It’s an unsettled kind of morning on Chedabucto Bay of Canada’s east coast. The sun is shining—it’s really quite pleasant—but there’s a brisk wind blowing from the southwest. What that translates into here in the waters between Cape Breton Island...

X-Ray Mag #47 - Mar 2012
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Just knowing that Vikings started a settlement here a thousand years ago and that the first fishermen from Europe began arriving in the 1500’s adds to a sense of history that cloaks the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador. It’s a sense...

X-Ray Mag #46 - Jan 2012
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Lying undisturbed in the deep water just off the fringing reef from the remote village of Boga Boga on the tip of Cape Vogel, is what many consider to be the best aircraft wreck in Papua New Guinea and possibly the world.

X-Ray Mag #40 - Jan 2011
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Not all sunken ships are the same. There are shallow wrecks, deep wrecks, very old barely discernable wrecks, wrecks sunk in war, wrecks sunk to make artificial reefs, even wrecks placed on the sea bed for Hollywood movies. While each ship has a...

X-Ray Mag #13 - Oct 2006
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Nowadays, the name Yamashiro could have different meanings depending on where you come from. If you live in Los Angeles, a huge pagoda near Hollywood is the oldest structure in California and hosts a famous restaurant named Yamashiro or “Mountain...

X-Ray Mag #19 - Oct 2007
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As the Red Sea narrows at its northern extreme, a long thin arm of water stretches north towards the Mediterranean. It is the Gulf of Suez. Squeezed between the Sinai Peninsula and the Egyptian mainland, the entrance to the Gulf is marked by a...

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Jim Kennard and partners have located the shipwreck of the Roberval, 128-foot Canadian steamer that sank nearly a century ago in lake Ontario

The 424-foot SS Scotiadoc which sank after colliding with another freighter in June 1953 has been found at a depth of 850 feet.

Seventeenth-century Ottoman ship laden with cargo of valuable Dutch plates

As marine archaeologists were examining a well-preserved shipwreck deep in the Gulf of Mexico they also found two other sunken vessels that likely went down...

U.S. Army transport ship that sank in the Grenville Channel in British Columbia in 1946 has been leaking oil for some time.

'Almost intact' ship estimated to be nearly 2,000 years old.

The sunken remains of a vessel that’s believed to be the oldest confirmed commercial schooner shipwreck in the Great Lakes has been found in Lake Ontario...

The only known wreck of a Japanese pearling mothership in Australian waters will be protected for its historical significance, the Australian government...

Artifacts from sunken ships discovered near the Penghu Islands has gone on display on at an exhibition in Penghu promoting the preservation of underwater...

English Heritage has announced that 88 shipwrecks around the British coast dating back before 1840 are to be investigated

HMS Echo used state-of-the-art sonar equipment to map the unseen wrecks, reefs and rocks of the Libyan coast and make navigation less hazardous.

The USS Mohawk, a historic WWII warship and artificial reef off Florida's Sanibel island, has been transformed into an underwater gallery exhibiting...

The Dornier Do-17 aircraft was shot down off the Kent coast more than 70 years ago during the Battle of Britain.

Mexican archeologists has discovered the remains of a 19th century British ship

One of the most sought-after lost wrecks of Lake Superior — the freighter Henry B. Smith — has been found

A long, thin, slanted streak on a sonar image depicts a narrow object, similar to the shape of an airplane wing, nearly 22 feet long lodged in the side of a...

A grant of almost $500,000 will allow high-resolution pictures to be taken of the wreck of HMAS Sydney for the first time.

The lost city found underwater in the Mediterranean Sea is set to be revealed next week in a special television documentary.

A monumental stone structure discovered beneath the waters of the Sea of Galilee in Israel has archaeologists puzzled.

The "U-486" was torpedoed and broken in two by a British submarine in April 1945 shortly after leaving the western Norwegian town of Bergen. There was no...

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Experts believe it could be the remains of a Dutch vessel that sank more than 300 years ago.

Two wrecks dating from the 17th century have been located just off Kastellholmen, a small island in the centre of Stockholm, reports

Historic wrecks in the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary threatened by invasive mussels zebra and quagga mussels.

Calcified objects hint at new discoveries.

Five new marine parks set to open by summer

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Swedish Navy locates Soviet submarine S-6 which went missing in action in 1941 in the Baltic, southeast of Öland.

The plane crashed during aircraft-carrier training near Waukegan on Dec. 28, 1944.

Divers have located a sunken cargo ship loaded with 700 tons of gold ore shipwrecked off Russia's Far East coast, the Russian transport ministry said on...

A new record was set when two ships were scuttled as artificial reefs in one long day. X-Ray Mag's Barb Roy is on location.

The excavation of the Mazotos shipwreck sheds light on very important issues such as seafaring in Cyprus in antiquity, commerce between the Aegean and...

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A Spanish galleon dating back to the 18th century has been discovered by Italian authorities off the coast of Messina, in the southern region of Sicily. The...

Scuba-diving looters have been removing items from the wreck of the cruise ship Costa Concordia that ran aground off Tuscany Jan. 13, Italian authorities...