In 1845, Royal Navy officer Sir John Franklin set out with two ships—the HMS Terror and HMS Erebus—and a crew of 129 to explore the Northwest Passage. But after three years of travel, the ships got trapped in thick ice and were never seen again. The crew abandoned the vessels, but nobody survived the harsh conditions.…
What if one moment you were just cooking some meat pies on a boat, and the next you were stuck at the bottom of the cold, dark ocean, breathing from an air bubble while your friends were being eaten by fish? Yea, that would suck.
Sydney's Homebush Bay is home to many a broken and forgotten ship, but at least one of those derelict boats still houses a bit of life. The SS Ayrfield, long decommissioned, has a mangrove forest growing from its corpse.
Newly released amateur video taken from inside the Concordia cruise ship shows passengers crowded together, looking for a way out after its deadly crash on a sandbar offshore of the island of Giglio near Grosseto, Italy.
Last summer, a team of scientists set out on an expedition to examine the Titanic wreckage. The photographs were revealed in court last week to be the highest-quality of their kind ever taken.