A 6-metre-long log boat was discovered on the bottom of the Niedzięgiel lake, near Skorzęcin, by an amateur diver.
Lord Elgin’s ship, The Mentor, which sunk overladen off the island of Kythera in 1802, carrying the Parthenon marbles to Britain, slowly reveals its cargo as underwater archaeologists study the wreckage.
Underwater archaeologists discovered a human skeleton at the wreckage site of the ancient ship that carried the clockwork device known as the Antykithera mechanism. The individual found at the 2000-year-old wreckage, off the shore of the Greek island of Antykithera, might reveal first DNA from an ancient shipwreck victim.
The area of Fourni, a cluster of 13 small Greek islands in the East Aegean was the place of a recent discovery of 22 shipwrecks, made by a team of Greek and American divers. Now, after a second investigation 23 new shipwrecks have been found, adding up to a total of 45 vessels.
Underwater archaeologists found a 9th-10th cent. fish-pot (a kind of a fish trap) in West Poland.
Archaeologists discovered an ancient Roman ship loaded with 3000 jars of garum or Roman fish sauce near the coast of Italy.