As We Celebrate The Rediscovery of The Endeavour Let’s Acknowledge Its Complicated Legacy

Researchers, including Australian maritime archaeologists, believe they have found Captain Cook’s historic ship HMB Endeavour in Newport Harbour, Rhode Island. An official announcement will be made on Friday.

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The Mysteries of Oak Island: The Coins of Oak Island

Could it be? an article? about Oak Island? It most certainly is, and it doesn’t mention Aztecs or Phoenicians once! Over the many years searching, a number of artefacts have been found during digs and excavations at the fabled Oak Island in Nova Scotia, Canada, the site of the legendary “Money Pit.” A number of…

Lost Treasure: Teddy Tucker and Tucker’s Cross

Considered the most valuable single object ever recovered from a shipwreck, Tucker’s Cross is an emerald studded, 22 carat gold cross that was recovered by noted diver and explorer Teddy Tucker from what is believed to be the wreck of the San Pedro, a Spanish treasure galleon sunk in 1594. In 1975 it was discovered…

New Evidence Revealed From The Wreck of the Rooswijk

New evidence uncovered from the wreck of the Rooswijk has revealed extensive smuggling amongst the crew, a factor that may have led to their untimely demise off the south coast in 1740 as they were forced to choose between jettisoning their cargo or being pulled down to the depths. A joint team of English and…

Bid Launched To Bring Titanic Artefacts Back To Britain

A £15.2 million bid to bring over 5,500 artefacts from the Titanic back to British shores has been launched following the collapse of the U.S. based Premier Exhibitions, the sole legal guardian of the collection under the RMS Titanic Inc subsidiary. The Chapter 11 bankruptcy, filed in the United States last June, leaves the collection…