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#Shipwreck

From TheJournal.ie Watch: Irish archaeologists abroad transform 360-year-old Iceland shipwreck into virtual reality Under The Sea

Watch: Irish archaeologists abroad transform 360-year-old Iceland shipwreck into virtual reality

Two Irish maritime archaeologists living in Iceland and Australia have created a virtual reality video of an old shipwreck.

From TheJournal.ie 2,000-year-old human skeleton found in shipwreck Old Bones

2,000-year-old human skeleton found in shipwreck

The bodies of shipwreck victims are usually swept away or eaten by fish, and rarely survive decades, much less centuries.

From TheJournal.ie 'Very special': Explorers discover 200-year-old shipwreck in New York The Washington

'Very special': Explorers discover 200-year-old shipwreck in New York

The Washington sank in Lake Ontario during a storm in 1803.

From TheJournal.ie No survivors found in searches after deadly shipwreck Haiti

No survivors found in searches after deadly shipwreck

About a dozen people managed to swim to safety after the accident.

From TheJournal.ie Costa Concordia cruise ship may have been used to smuggle cocaine Mafia

Costa Concordia cruise ship may have been used to smuggle cocaine

The drugs are reported to belong to the mafia.

From TheJournal.ie Shipwreck report: 'Desire for photo op meant Astrid tall ship was too close to the coast' Rescue

Shipwreck report: 'Desire for photo op meant Astrid tall ship was too close to the coast'

Human error has been blamed for the sinking of the ship in a new report.

From TheJournal.ie Man who honeymooned aboard Costa Concordia is helping to dismantle the ship Costa Concordia

Man who honeymooned aboard Costa Concordia is helping to dismantle the ship

“I’ll do what I have to do. But I won’t be able to stop thinking about the cabin where we spent the best week of our lives.”

From TheJournal.ie Wreckage of Sunbeam is 'now in two pieces' Shipwrecked

Wreckage of Sunbeam is 'now in two pieces'

The 111-year-old wreckage was washed up onto a beach in Kerry in 1903, but has become dislodged.

From TheJournal.ie Moves to protect 111-year-old shipwreck washed up by storm on Kerry beach Sunbeam

Moves to protect 111-year-old shipwreck washed up by storm on Kerry beach

The ‘Sunbeam’ schooner had lain partially buried in the sand just offshore ever since she ran aground while on a voyage from Kinvara in Cork in 1903.

Incredible dive video shows WW2 tanks littering seabed off Donegal

The Empire Heritage transport ship was torpedoed off Malin Head in 1944, with the loss of 113 lives.

From TheJournal.ie Police say Italian shipwreck migrants were raped and tortured Boat Tragedy

Police say Italian shipwreck migrants were raped and tortured

“They forced us to watch our men being tortured with various methods including batons [and] electric shocks to the feet. Whoever rebelled was tied up”.

From TheJournal.ie 'A perfect operation': Costa Concordia pulled upright off Italian coast overnight [PICS] Shipwreck

'A perfect operation': Costa Concordia pulled upright off Italian coast overnight [PICS]

“A perfect operation, I must say,” said one of the engineers after the cruise ship – on its side since January 2012 – was pulled upright overnight.

From TheJournal.ie Storm delays huge operation to raise Costa Concordia Shipwreck

Storm delays huge operation to raise Costa Concordia

Italian engineers are expected to begin the operation this morning with flotation tanks to be attached to the underwater side of the vessel.

From TheJournal.ie Italy cruise ship wreck to be raised in September Shipwreck

Italy cruise ship wreck to be raised in September

The salvage has been delayed for almost a year because of technical difficulties.

From TheJournal.ie Pics: Two shipwrecks found deep in the Gulf of Mexico Undersea

Pics: Two shipwrecks found deep in the Gulf of Mexico

Items such as ceramic cups and dishes, clothing and artifacts from Britain and Mexico were found on board the ships.

From TheJournal.ie Italian court jails five over Costa Concordia ship disaster Shipwreck

Italian court jails five over Costa Concordia ship disaster

The longest sentence went to the crisis coordinator who was sentenced to two years and 10 months in jail.

From TheJournal.ie Has a ship that disappeared in 1679 been found? Shipwreck

Has a ship that disappeared in 1679 been found?

The Griffin disappeared in 1679 – but now a beam has been found that may have been part of the ship.

From TheJournal.ie Tourists swim for their lives for 14 hours after boat sinks Shipwreck

Tourists swim for their lives for 14 hours after boat sinks

The brother and sister thought they were going to drown or be eaten by a shark when the found themselves stranded at sea.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how the Costa Concordia wreck is being removed Costa Concordia This post contains images

Here's how the Costa Concordia wreck is being removed

Workers have to undergo a four-day mountain climbing course before starting the job to equip themselves for the dangerous conditions.

From TheJournal.ie Costa Concordia: Former captain faces survivors at pre-trial Costa Concordia

Costa Concordia: Former captain faces survivors at pre-trial

Dozens of survivors are suing ship owner Costa Crociere and its US parent company Carnival Corporation for hundreds of millions of dollars.

From TheJournal.ie Women and children first? Not anymore says shipwreck study Save Yourself

Women and children first? Not anymore says shipwreck study

A study into shipwrecks over the years shows that when it comes to survival it is every man for himself.

From TheJournal.ie Who owns the Titanic, and who can dive at the wreck? Titanic100

Who owns the Titanic, and who can dive at the wreck?

TheJournal.ie has been looking into issues surrounding the Titanic disaster 100 years after the ship struck an iceberg and sank on its maiden voyage.

From TheJournal.ie Who gets to keep goods salvaged from ships - and at what risk? Shipping

Who gets to keep goods salvaged from ships - and at what risk?

In the wake of the Rena and Concordia disasters, TheJournal.ie takes a look into ship salvaging and the ownership of ‘lost’ cargo.

Researchers finish first complete map of Titanic debris site

The ship sank one hundred years ago next month on its maiden voyage across the Atlantic.

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

From TheJournal.ie Take 5: Wednesday Take 5

Take 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Video: 200 tonnes of silver discovered on shipwreck 300 miles off Irish coast Treasure This post contains videos

Video: 200 tonnes of silver discovered on shipwreck 300 miles off Irish coast

The silver discovered by a US deep-water exploration company could be worth up to €173 million.