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Fragment of 1919 Shipwreck Unearthed by Hurricane Sandy

A piece of history unique to Surf City, NC emerged on the beach when Hurricane Sandy skirted Topsail Island’s shore, drawing curious onlookers who are reminded to look, but not touch. A section of the William H. Sumner, a three-masted schooner … Continue reading

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Low Mississippi River Exposes Shipwreck

Calling all available archaeologists. Low water on the Mississippi River has revealed a mystery on the banks near Cape Girardeau — and two local educators along with a longtime shipwreck salvage diver are looking for help to solve it and … Continue reading

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Rena Breaks in Two Off New Zealand Coast

In addition to the terrible environmental hazards this shipwreck has created, any cruisers in this part of the world should also be very cautious of hazardous debris in the water. A light sheen of oil extended about two miles from … Continue reading

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