Mid-1800s Shipwreck Discovered Thousands of Feet Deep

By |2018-07-09T15:07:51+00:00July 9, 2018|Maritime Archaeology, NOAA, SEARCH Inc., Shipwreck Discoveries, Shipwreck Expeditions|

Tiny 10 cm vase or vial from the Blake Ridge shipwreck debris field A 150-year-old "working-class" shipwreck has caught the attention of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), whose researchers recently spent [...]

Calls Go Out to Save Barnegat Light Ship

By |2018-05-17T15:07:25+00:00May 17, 2018|Maritime Archaeology, Maritime Preservation, Preservation, SEARCH Inc.|

Built in 1904 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Barnegat is believed to be one of fewer than two dozen light ships remaining in the U.S. PHOTO: U.S. COAST GUARD [...]

Jim to talk Titanic on National Geographic panel

By |2018-04-18T15:13:47+00:00April 18, 2018|Events, Lectures, Maritime Archaeology, SEARCH Inc., Shipwreck Discoveries, Speaking Engagements, Titanic|

Universal archive, Getty Images Thursday May 31, 2018 at 7:30 p.m: Jim will appear in a public presentation, alongside Dr. Robert Ballard who found the unsinkable ship in 1985, and former Secretary of the [...]

Here’s What Protects Shipwrecks From Looters and Hacks

By |2018-03-31T16:15:54+00:00March 31, 2018|Maritime Archaeology, SEARCH Inc.|

  Illustration: Elena Scotti (Gizmodo), Photo: Getty Images, AP, Shutterstock On May 25, 1798, the HMS DeBraak was entering Delaware Bay when a squall struck without warning. The British ship that originally belonged to the [...]

April 5: Jim to talk at Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute

By |2018-03-31T16:16:47+00:00March 31, 2018|Events, Lectures, Maritime Archaeology, SEARCH Inc.|

Jim brings his six-decades-long experience to another public presentation about the world of shipwrecks. For more event details, and to register, please visit the BUEI website.

Baltimore-bound USS Cyclops vanished 100 years ago. Its fate remains a mystery

By |2018-03-31T16:18:35+00:00March 31, 2018|Maritime Archaeology, SEARCH Inc.|

Marvin Barrash, of Kent Island, shows the displays he made with photos of the lost USS Cyclops. The Navy ship vanished 100 years ago with 309 men aboard, and it remains the greatest loss [...]