In this 2003 photo provided by Odyssey Marine Exploration, the company's eight-ton remotely operated vehicle, named Zeus, is launched for a descent to the ocean floor from the ship Odyssey Explorer about 100 miles off the coast of Georgia. (AP Photo/Odyssey Marine Exploration)

Shipwreck’s gold inventory released

CINCINNATI (AP) — Deep-sea explorers have recovered thousands of gold and silver coins and more than 40 heavy gold bars easily worth millions of dollars, and a slew of personal items that are a virtual […]


The luxury cruise ship Costa Concordia  is seen at the beginning of  the operations to put it afloat, on the tiny Tuscan island of Giglio, Italy, Monday, July 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Giacomo Aprili)

Shipwrecked Concordia floated for tow to Genova

GIGLIO, Italy (AP) — The shipwrecked Costa Concordia was successfully refloated Monday in preparation to be towed away for scrapping, 30 months after it struck a reef and capsized, killing 32 people. Authorities expressed satisfaction […]


This Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012 file photo shows an Italian firefighter is lowered from a helicopter onto the grounded Costa Concordia cruise ship off the Tuscan island of Giglio, Italy. (AP Photo/Pier Paolo Cito, File)

Italy: 5 convicted for Costa Concordia shipwreck

GROSSETO, Italy (AP) — Five employees of an Italian cruise company were convicted Saturday of manslaughter in the Costa Concordia shipwreck that killed 32 people, receiving sentences of less than three years that lawyers for […]


Schooner uncovered by Isaac (video)

An old shipwreck, unearthed and then covered up every few years by the frequent storms that lash this remote spit of Alabama beach, is providing a treat for locals and tourists alike. The schooner Rachel […]



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