The most famous shipwreck in history is probably the Titanic, which lies on the seafloor in the North Atlantic Ocean. But shipwrecks are as old as sea voyages, and sunken ships have been found at the seafloor all over the world, from ancient Greek vessels in the Mediterranean to Civil War battle ships off the U.S. East Coast. Divers look for shipwrecks to salvage valuable artifacts and to learn more about past cultures. Read about the latest shipwreck discoveries and see pictures of sunken ships below.
Researchers say they hope to recover what's left of the ships after more than 200 years underwater.
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A new scan of the Titanic shipwreck made with more than 715,000 images has revealed the world's most famous shipwreck as we've never seen it before.
Timbers from the hull of a 16th-century ship have been found in a flooded quarry in southeastern England.
What could be one of Norway's oldest shipwrecks has been found on the bottom of a lake near Oslo, during an effort to locate the tons of unexploded ammunition dumped there since World War II.
New images of one of the world’s most valuable shipwrecks off the coast of Colombia show its remarkable preservation, and two more historic shipwrecks in the same area.
Scientists have discovered the long-lost shipwreck of a whaling vessel that sank during a storm in 1836.
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