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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.

M/F Ærøsund II was a Danish ferry which served the route Ærøskøbing-Svendborg in the archepelago south of Fyn, Denmark, from 1960 til 1999

The Nisbet Grammer is the largest steel steamer to have foundered in Lake Ontario. She sank enroute from Port Colburne to Montreal on May 31, 1926 after colliding with the steamship Dalwarnic in...

Canadian PM Stephen Harper confirms the wrecked Franklin expedition ship found last month in the Arctic has been identified as HMS Erebus

Ancient shipwreck may be the oldest ever found in the Mediterranean Sea.

One of two ships from British explorer Sir John Franklin’s ill-fated 1845 expedition to find the fabled Northwest Passage has been discovered off King William Island in northern Canada. The ship...

Estonian divers have discovered what they believe to be one of Russia's first battle submarines

Navy divers from the U.S. and Indonesia confirmed that a sunken vessel in the Java Sea is the World War II wreck of the USS Houston, a cruiser sunk by the Japanese in 1942.

X-Ray Mag #62 - Sep 2014

On a cold day in February 1944, little would the workers of the Commercial Iron Works in Portland, Oregon, have known of the fate and unlikely resting place of the USS LCI(L) 739—now known to those who visit her as the HTMS Sattakut.

X-Ray Mag #62 - Sep 2014

The battleship España has a very important place in the history of the Basque Country of northern Spain and is now a protected monument at the bottom of the sea.

X-Ray Mag #61 - Jul 2014
Submarines |  

At the end of Second World War, the allied forces were in possession of 120 German U-boats. They decided to let them sink in the deep water of the Atlantic Ocean during a special operation for this purpose.

X-Ray Mag #55 - Jul 2013
Antiquity |  

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
WW2 |  

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
WW2 |  

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
Aircraft |  

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.

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Underwater trail showcases Florida shipwrecks and promotes Panhandle tourism

Blue Water Ventures International working off the coast of Ft. Pierce, FL, recovered a beautiful gold coin along with a number of silver coins and other...

Over 13,500 silver and gold coins as well as gold ingots, Dust, Nuggets and jewelry From SS Central America shipwreck.

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USAF C-45 aircraft found in deep water in Lake Ontario off Oswego, New York by shipwreck explorers

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On June 26, 2014 two Voodoo F101 Fighter Jets became artificial reefs off the coast of Panama City Beach, FL

The boat was found in the western Gulf of Finland after being lost without a trace for nearly a century

Archaeological investigators think they may have discovered the wreck of Christopher Columbus’s flagship, the Santa Maria

More than 60 pounds of gold has been recovered from the 157-year-old shipwreck off South Carolina coast

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The Canadian Armed Forces and Parks Canada teamed up to capture stunning new underwater images of Canada's most northerly shipwreck, which dates back to the...

A group of leading archaeologists and historians urge Britain to join 45 other nations in ratifying the 2001 UNESCO convention on the protection of the...

The wreck of the ship Robert J. Walker, a steamer that served in the U.S. Coast Survey,, has been added to the National Register of Historic Places, NOAA...

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...

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