CSIRO probe reveals Bass Strait shipwreck after ‘chance encounter’

CSIRO probe reveals Bass Strait shipwreck after ‘chance encounter’

Updated May 17, 2018 17:20:43 Scientists scanning the bottom of Bass Strait in a “lawn-mowing” operation have stumbled on an 1890 shipwreck and uncovered more than they expected. The CSIRO has released footage of the wreck, which was first detected last year as a “blip” in waters between Tasmania and …

Lake Erie shipwreck could be 200 years old

Lake Erie shipwreck could be 200 years old

Shipwreck hunters are planning to excavate around a Lake Erie site they think could be the remains of a schooner that went down nearly two centuries ago. Its size, design and location point toward it being a sailing ship called the Lake Serpent, which sunk in 1829, the National Museum …

Recovered letters from SS Gairsoppa shipwreck to go on display in London

Recovered letters from SS Gairsoppa shipwreck to go on display in London

Updated March 29, 2018 14:29:47 Video: Lost WWII letters recovered from sunken steam boat (ABC News) A treasure trove of hundreds of lost letters, including personal messages from soldiers to their loved ones, has been recovered from a World War II shipwreck in almost pristine condition. More than 700 personal …