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Mapping Bikini Atoll

By |2020-04-13T15:55:16+00:00April 13, 2020|Maritime Archaeology, Maritime Preservation, SEARCH Inc., Shipwreck Discoveries, Technology|

A most venerable vessel: The historic cruiser Olympia marks a milestone anniversary this year. ALAMY Last December, SEARCH Inc. and researchers from the University of Delaware brought the latest oceanic technology to map [...]

Expert who led Clotilda discovery gives special presentation in Mobile

By |2019-11-06T20:53:36+00:00November 6, 2019|Lectures, Maritime Archaeology, NOAA, SEARCH Inc., Shipwreck Discoveries, Shipwreck Expeditions, Speaking Engagements, Technology|

...Dr. James Delgado led the team that found the last known slave ship to arrive in the U.S. illegally bringing 109 captives from Africa in 1860. Monday night Delgado talked about all of the science [...]

Wreck Discovered of WWII Japanese Carrier Key to Pearl Harbor Attack

By |2019-10-19T14:20:50+00:00October 19, 2019|Maritime Archaeology, NOAA, SEARCH Inc., Shipwreck Discoveries, Shipwreck Expeditions, Technology|

Wreck Imperial Japanese Navy Carrier Kaga on Oct. 17. Vulcan Image Researchers have discovered the wreck of the Imperial Japanese Navy carrier that was key to the attack on Pearl Harbor and that [...]

Divers Get an Eerie First Look Inside the Arctic Shipwreck of the HMS Terror

By |2019-10-16T23:41:40+00:00October 16, 2019|John Franklin, Maritime Archaeology, Northwest Passage, SEARCH Inc., Shipwreck Discoveries, Shipwreck Expeditions, Technology|

Plates and other artifacts on shelves next to a mess table where a group of lower ranking crew members would have taken their meals. (Parks Canada, Underwater Archaeology Team) Below deck, glass bottles [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Experts thought this wreck could be the last American slave ship. It wasn’t

By |2018-03-07T13:22:24+00:00March 7, 2018|Maritime Archaeology, Shipwreck Discoveries, Shipwreck Expeditions|

  Wreckage found near Mobile, Alabama, turns out not to be the Clotilda, the last American slave ship. The search for the last American slave ship continues. A wreck found on Alabama's Gulf [...]

Gulf Coast wreck ruled out as last slave ship

By |2018-03-07T13:10:55+00:00March 7, 2018|Maritime Archaeology, Shipwreck Discoveries, Shipwreck Expeditions|

This Jan. 2, 2018, file photo shows the remains of a ship that could be the Clotilda, the last slave ship documented to have delivered captive Africans to the United States. The Clotilda was [...]

Wreck found in Delta not the Clotilda, the last American slave ship

By |2018-03-05T22:10:33+00:00March 5, 2018|Maritime Archaeology, Shipwreck Discoveries, Shipwreck Expeditions|

    Dave Conlin and Jim Delgado, who together led the last mission to explore the Titanic, led the team of archaeologists that determined the wreck found in the Mobile-Tensaw Delta was not the [...]

The Last Ship to Bring Slaves to the U.S. May Have Been Found

By |2018-02-03T17:42:35+00:00February 3, 2018|Maritime Archaeology, Shipwreck Discoveries|

This aerial photo taken on Jan. 2, 2018, in Mobile County, Alabama, shows the remains of a ship that could be the Clotilda, the last slave ship documented to have delivered captive Africans to [...]