The stern of the USS Abner Read was completely torn off in 1943. Now scientists have found it.
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.
The confederate sub sank with all crewmembers still at their posts, suggesting they never saw their demise coming.
A 16th-century shipwreck that may be all that's left of one of the first European voyages to America holds treasures worth millions of dollars.
After 310 years at the bottom of the Caribbean Sea, the Spanish San José shipwreck has finally been identified.
Here’s a look at artifacts discovered on a merchant ship that wrecked in the Java Sea in the late 1100s.
Just over a century after the polar explorer's Endurance sank, another scientific expedition will search of the wreck.
Wreckage from the USS Juneau was located off the Solomon Islands by the Research Vessel (R/V) Petrel. It is the final resting place of the five Sullivan brothers who served and died together.
A shipwreck that may date to the Revolutionary War era was exposed on a Maine beach after the recent "bomb cyclone."
A burnt wreck found near Mobile, Alabama, may be the long-lost Clotilda, the last known ship to bring slaves to the United States.
The discovery of a burnt, 19th-century wreck near Alabama has experts wondering whether the Clotilda's remains have finally been found.
Aerial drone concepts are being adopted and adapted to work in a very different environment – underwater.
A Florida court is hearing arguments about who has the right to recover artifacts from the remains of a 16th-century shipwreck lying on the seafloor near Cape Canaveral.
More than 500 years ago, a fierce storm sank a ship carrying the earliest known marine astrolabe — a device that helped sailors navigate at sea, new research finds.
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