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.
A team of underwater archaeologists who are searching for the buried treasures of an ancient shipwreck in Greece finally got their high-tech "Exosuit" wet.
Ongoing archaeological excavations and recovery at the site of an 1857 shipwreck have netted thousands of gold coins and artifacts of a maritime tragedy.
One of the two lost ships of the legendary Franklin Expedition to the Canadian Arctic has finally been found.
Tree rings in the waterlogged ribs of a sunken ship found at the World Trade Center site revealed that the vessel was likely built in 1773, or soon after, in a small shipyard around Philadelphia.
From shipwrecks to an upright dining table to a dead giraffe, a cornucopia of strange objects have been discovered in the shadowy depths of New York City's waterways.
The U.S. Navy, in partnership with the Indonesian Navy, is planning to dive to the sunken USS Houston, a World War II-era shipwreck, later this month, according to Navy officials.
The Civil War-era ship the Planter sank in 1876. The ship's history includes being piloted out of Charleston Harbor by a crew of enslaved African-Americans.
Fallen logs and wooden remnants of old shipwrecks promote hotspots of life in the otherwise empty deep seafloor.