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MV Alta ghost ship may have been undetected in Irish waters for over a month, marine investigation finds
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MV Alta ghost ship may have been undetected in Irish waters for over a month, marine investigation finds

Mar 3rd 2021, 2:41 PM 22,275 Views 18 Comments

The MV Alta washed ashore in Co Cork during Storm Dennis in February 2020.

Cork Council warns ghost ship could 'break apart' and seeks State solution for shipwreck
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Cork Council warns ghost ship could 'break apart' and seeks State solution for shipwreck

Dec 26th 2020, 12:05 AM 45,054 Views 29 Comments

The MV Alta washed ashore in Co Cork during Storm Dennis in February.

Your evening longread: The long search for the missing ship Vasa
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Your evening longread: The long search for the missing ship Vasa

Sep 10th 2020, 8:30 PM 21,738 Views 4 Comments

It’s a coronavirus-free zone as we bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Coast Guard warned ghost ship could be 'pilfered' and urged Council to provide security
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Coast Guard warned ghost ship could be 'pilfered' and urged Council to provide security

Mar 29th 2020, 12:05 AM 62,319 Views 41 Comments

The MV Alta washed ashore in Co Cork during Storm Dennis last month.

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

Oct 19th 2019, 8:30 AM 24,154 Views 15 Comments

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

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

Sep 19th 2016, 11:01 PM 29,308 Views 24 Comments

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

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

Aug 18th 2016, 6:15 AM 33,718 Views 12 Comments

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

Amazing viral photo of an 'underwater tank graveyard' off Donegal: the story behind it
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# Eerie

Amazing viral photo of an 'underwater tank graveyard' off Donegal: the story behind it

Apr 28th 2015, 9:09 AM 18,975 Views 7 Comments

Here’s how the tanks got there.

No survivors found in searches after deadly shipwreck
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No survivors found in searches after deadly shipwreck

Apr 10th 2015, 5:41 PM 15,373 Views 2 Comments

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

Costa Concordia cruise ship may have been used to smuggle cocaine
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Costa Concordia cruise ship may have been used to smuggle cocaine

Mar 31st 2015, 8:45 AM 28,433 Views 17 Comments

The drugs are reported to belong to the mafia.

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

Feb 11th 2015, 8:56 PM 17,289 Views 5 Comments

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

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

Jul 28th 2014, 3:30 PM 12,824 Views 8 Comments

“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.”

Wreckage of Sunbeam is 'now in two pieces'
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Wreckage of Sunbeam is 'now in two pieces'

Jan 11th 2014, 8:30 AM 16,177 Views 32 Comments

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

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

Jan 10th 2014, 11:04 AM 29,562 Views 45 Comments

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
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# Shipwreck

Incredible dive video shows WW2 tanks littering seabed off Donegal

Nov 12th 2013, 9:26 AM 47,228 Views 39 Comments

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

Police say Italian shipwreck migrants were raped and tortured
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Police say Italian shipwreck migrants were raped and tortured

Nov 8th 2013, 3:59 PM 22,934 Views 45 Comments

“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”.

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

Sep 17th 2013, 7:18 AM 14,122 Views 20 Comments

“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.

Storm delays huge operation to raise Costa Concordia
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Storm delays huge operation to raise Costa Concordia

Sep 16th 2013, 8:39 AM 6,934 Views 5 Comments

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

Italy cruise ship wreck to be raised in September
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Italy cruise ship wreck to be raised in September

Aug 16th 2013, 2:07 PM 11,278 Views 16 Comments

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

Pics: Two shipwrecks found deep in the Gulf of Mexico
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Pics: Two shipwrecks found deep in the Gulf of Mexico

Jul 27th 2013, 8:30 AM 10,155 Views 11 Comments

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

Italian court jails five over Costa Concordia ship disaster
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Italian court jails five over Costa Concordia ship disaster

Jul 20th 2013, 8:12 PM 14,681 Views 31 Comments

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

Has a ship that disappeared in 1679 been found?
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Has a ship that disappeared in 1679 been found?

Jun 18th 2013, 8:30 PM 13,867 Views 11 Comments

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

Tourists swim for their lives for 14 hours after boat sinks
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Tourists swim for their lives for 14 hours after boat sinks

May 8th 2013, 10:46 AM 19,568 Views 22 Comments

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

Here's how the Costa Concordia wreck is being removed
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Here's how the Costa Concordia wreck is being removed

Mar 3rd 2013, 11:00 AM 20,721 Views 14 Comments

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

Costa Concordia: Former captain faces survivors at pre-trial
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Costa Concordia: Former captain faces survivors at pre-trial

Oct 16th 2012, 8:59 AM 4,570 Views 11 Comments

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

Women and children first? Not anymore says shipwreck study
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Women and children first? Not anymore says shipwreck study

Aug 6th 2012, 5:00 PM 8,743 Views 17 Comments

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

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

Apr 14th 2012, 12:00 PM 47,531 Views 12 Comments

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.

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

Apr 1st 2012, 10:00 AM 20,443 Views 6 Comments

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
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Researchers finish first complete map of Titanic debris site

Mar 8th 2012, 5:59 PM 4,337 Views 7 Comments

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

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
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# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Jan 22nd 2012, 11:00 AM 59 Views 2 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 28th 2011, 4:09 PM 1,584 Views 11 Comments

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