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Annie E Smale
- Article on this four masted schooner, lost on the rocks off Point Reyes, California in 1910.
- Article by Marie Burnett on the sinking of the Belle after its boiler blew up near Sacramento, California, USA.
- Historic Shipwreck 1942.
- Wikipedia article on the wreck of this merchant freighter in 1942 after a collision off the coasts of Florida.
- Account by Goodyear K. Walker of the history of this paddle steamer and its loss in 1865 off the coasts of California.
- Wikipedia account of the wreck of this steamboat off the coast of Florida in 1897.
- This American whaleship grounded at Monterey, California during a heavy gale.
- Article by April Van Wyke on the grounding and subsequent break up of this schooner while unloading lumber at Cambria in San Luis Obispo County, California.
Emanuel Point Shipwreck
- Discovered in 1992 by a team from the Florida Bureau of Archaeological Research during a survey of Pensacola Bay. virtual tour of the shipwreck and investigation.
- Wikipedia article on this Royal Navy ship of the line which was run aground in 1781 at Culloden Point, Montauk, NY, USA to prevent it falling into the hands of the enemy.
Information on the Sinking of the J.H.Jones
- Photograph and newspaper articles on the sinking of the J. H. Jones on 22 November, 1906 in Georgian Bay.
- This barque ran ashore thirty-five miles south of the heads in the bay of Maria Montez, California, USA.
Jupiter Ship Wreck
- Offering artifacts and treasure coin jewelry found on the Jupiter Ship Wreck, a 1660 wreck on the Florida coast.
- In 1855, this vessel was wrecked in a dramatic disaster in Mendocino Harbor, California, which resulted in the loss of three vessels.
- Article by Katja Huebner on this screw steamer, wrecked off Point Sur, California in 1894.
Mardi Gras Shipwreck Project
- An unknown ship now known as the "Mardi Gras Shipwreck" sank some 200 years ago about 35 miles off the coast of Louisiana in the Gulf of Mexico in 4,000 feet of water.
The Mary Rose
- Built between 1509 and 1511, she was one of the first ships able to fire a broadside, and was a firm favorite of King Henry VIII.
Mystery Mardi Gras Shipwreck
- For 200 years, the Gulf of Mexico kept the secret of the Mardi Gras shipwreck. This article explains the investigation that has followed its discovery.
- Account of the wreck of this brig off Monterey in 1834.
Queen Anne's Revenge
- Underwater archaeology of the flagship of Blackbeard the pirate. History of the ship, recovered artifacts, conservation efforts, and educational material.
The Red River Project
- A 19th century steamboat sunk in the Red River, US. History, description of the wreck and joint fieldwork by the Oklahoma Historical Society and the Institute of Nautical Archaeology.
S.S. Pomona Shipwreck Project
- The steamship Pomona ran aground on March 17, 1908 while on a routine trip near Fort Ross Cove, 80 miles north of San Francisco. Archival and archaeological evaluation of the shipwreck is presented.
Some Reflections on the Loss of the Titanic (1912)
- Article by Joseph Conrad from "Notes on life and letters" (1921).
- Article from Wikipedia on this steam ship which sank in 1937 near Panama City, Florida, United States.
- 1906 steamboat recovered after 50 years on the bottom of Minnesota Lake. Restored and now operating on Lake Minnetonka as a nonprofit museum. Unique Streetcar on hull.
Swedish Ship Vasa's Revival
- Technical report by Dottie E. Mayol on the history, salvage, and conservation of this ship. The Vasa sank within one nautical mile of the start of her maiden voyage in 1628 before she even left the Stockholm archipelago.
Titanic's Lost Sister
- The parallels between Titanic and Brittanic from PBS Online.
The Vrouw Maria of 1771
- An example of documentary research to find the location of this ship that was known to have sunk loaded with treasure bound for Russia.
Wilhelm Gustloff: The Deadliest Shipwreck
- Provides the story, which Hitler tried to quash, of the world's deadliest shipwreck.
- Side wheel passenger steamer, wrecked on Anacapa Island in 1853 with over 400 passengers becoming stranded on the small island.
The Wreck of Vrouw Maria
- The Maritime Museum of Finland gives a detailed account of the well-preserved wreck of the Dutch sailing ship 'Virgin Mary' sunk in 1771. Map, drawings, history, discovery, photographs of finds.
BBC News: Historic Ship Remains Recovered
- Parts of a ship thought to have lain in the Thames Estuary for 500 years are recovered intact. (November 17, 2004)
Scientists Have Found Oldest Shipwreck in Alaska
- From Kenai Peninsula Online, scientists say they have found what they believe to be the wreckage of the Russian sailing vessel Kadiak, which sank in 1860 in shallow waters near Spruce Island. (July 21, 2003)
Marciana Marina Roman Shipwreck
- The Islamic Republic News Agency reports the discovery of a 2,000-year old ship off the Tuscan island of Elba. (August 24, 2002)
BBC: Fight to Save Medieval Ship
- Archaeologists examining the remains of a medieval ship discovered by builders at Newport, say it could be more important than the Mary Rose. (August 09, 2002)
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