Acid attacks from sulfur-producing bacteria could eat away at the preserved hull of a ship that was once the pride of King Henry VIII's armada, scientists recently discovered.
Divers in Southeast Asia have located the lost wreck of what's thought to be a U.S. Navy submarine that sank in 1943 after it was attacked by Japanese aircraft.
Archaeologists have identified the wreck of a Mexican steamer as La Union, an illegal slave ship that smuggled the Maya as cargo to Cuba.
A geomagnetic storm that sparked spectacular aurora displays could also have contributed to the sinking of the Titanic.
Divers from Finland have made an unexpected discovery while exploring the depths of the Baltic Sea, finding an incredibly well-preserved shipwreck dating back almost 400 years.
The wreck of a German warship torpedoed and sunk by a British submarine in 1940 has been discovered in deep water off the North Sea coast of southern Norway.
RMS Titanic Inc., an official salvager of the Titanic shipwreck, will now be allowed to cut open the ship and remove its telegraph.
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