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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 [...]

Clotilda find can inspire new generation of scientists, says researcher

By |2019-11-06T20:45:14+00:00November 6, 2019|Uncategorized|

Jim gives a presentation at the CERF conference in Mobile, Alabama on November 4, 2019. One of the scientists instrumental in confirming the find of the slave ship Clotilda said Monday night that that aside [...]

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 [...]

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.