Solving the 120-year maritime mystery of the SS Nemesis

A CSIRO team aboard research vessel (RV) Investigator has helped Heritage NSW solve a 120-year mystery with the discovery of the SS Nemesis, a 73-meter iron-hulled steamship that was lost at sea in 1904.

Shipwrecks teem with underwater life, from microbes to sharks

Humans have sailed the world's oceans for thousands of years, but they haven't all reached port. Researchers estimate that there are some three million shipwrecks worldwide, resting in shallow rivers and bays, coastal waters ...

New discoveries on the wreck of Antikythera

The wreck of Antikythera was recently brought into the spotlight by the film "Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny." Far from the cinematic imagination, an international team of archaeologists, divers, engineers and physical ...

Examination of recently discovered wreck from the 17th century

While conducting a routine measurement in the Trave river, the Kiel-Holtenau Waterways and Shipping Authority (Wasserstra├čen- und Schifffahrtsamt/WSA) discovered a ship at a depth of eleven meters. Researchers from Kiel ...

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