HMS Tamar was a 4,600 tons displacement sail and steam-powered Royal Navy troopship which was launched in Britain in 1863.Read more
Wreckage found during harbour dredging in Wan Chai last year is almost certain to be the remains of HMS Tamar, South China Morning Post reports.
The warship Mary Rose was launched in 1511 and served for 34 years as the flagship of Henry VIII’s navy. She sunk, without warning, a mere two miles outside Portsmouth Harbour on 19 July 1545 with the approximate loss of 500 men and boys.Read more
Dr Margaret Rule CBE, the British archaeologist who supervised the largest maritime archaeological excavation in history and the subsequent raising of King Henry VIII's warship from the Solent seabed, has died aged 86.
In a report submitted to foreign secretary William Hague, experts warn that unless it signs up to the treaty, Britain will be largely incapable of protecting wrecks lying beyond its waters.Read more
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 underwater cultural heritage
The story isn’t complete either by including the following inquiries and legal proceedings, which took place in Livorno (Leghorn) in the years 1842 to 1846, right in the middle of a turbulent period of history when European nationalism flaired upRead more
Like every grand tale of shipwreck and lost treasure, the story about the Polluce has it all.
Millis Keegan interviews Odyssey Marine Exploration’s Principal Marine Archaeologist Neil Cunningham Dobson
— April 2009
The largest collection of antique shipwrecks ever found in Norway has been discovered under mud at the building site for a new highway tunnel in Oslo, the project's lead archaeologist said Friday.
Only a handful of people know where it's at. The boat is in one of the deepest parts of the lake, beyond the depths of most divers.Read more
It may be Lake Champlain's best kept secret: a sunken Revolution War gunboat lying on the bottom of the lake for the past 231 years.