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Ancient Roman Shipwreck May Hold 2,000-Year-Old Food
Offbeat  (tags: Roman, shipwreck, cargo, ancient food, 2000 years old )

- 1742 days ago -
For fans of Italian cuisine, the news of a well-preserved ancient Roman shipwreck -- whose cargo of food might still be intact -- will surely whet their appetites.
British Shipwreck With a Fortune in Silver on Board Discovered in Atlantic
Offbeat  (tags: discovery, shipwreck, treasure, ship, merchant steamship, underwater archaeology, SS Gairsoppa )

- 2427 days ago -
The wreck of a British cargo ship containing silver worth £155 million, sunk by a German U-boat during the Second World War, has been discovered in Atlantic. The SS Gairsoppa set sail from India in December 1940 carrying 240 tonnes of silver, iron and tea
Shipwreck Pictures: Civil War-Era Wine, Cologne Found
Offbeat  (tags: pictures, Civil War, Shipwreck )

- 2468 days ago -
Off Bermuda, archaeologist Jim Delgado examines fragments of a paint can found in the wreck of the paddle wheel steamer Mary Celestia, a Civil War-era blockade runner that sank 147 years ago.
Mayday! How the Growler Got Us: Couple Struck By Iceberg and Saved By Royal Navy Tell of Their Terrifying Ordeal
Offbeat  (tags: iceberg, shipwreck, people, saved, navy )

- 2927 days ago -
A British couple whose yacht was sinking under them after it hit an iceberg in a South Atlantic storm have spoken for the first time about how they feared they and their daughters were about to drown - just before being plucked from the ocean in a
Alaska Woman Survives 19 Hours Afloat in Ocean
Offbeat  (tags: oceans, water, humans, risk, women, lucky, shipwreck, drown, fishing )

- 3863 days ago -
A 49-year-old woman held onto a water container to stay afloat for 19 hours until she was rescued from choppy ocean waters just over 1.5 kilometres off Maui. A fishing charter boat spotted her in the water Friday morning and rescued her. Lucky her!

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