Blog Posts - Shipwrecks



HMHS Britannic - Titanic's Lost Sister - Maritime Documentary

Few realize that the Titanic had two nearly identical sister ships, the Olympic and the Britannic. The Olympic had a successful career as a liner until she was broken up in 1935, but the Britannic met with a fate nearly as unlucky as that of the Tita...

Expedition Bismarck by James Cameron - Maritime Documentary

Expedition: Bismarck is a 2002 documentary film produced for the Discovery Channel by Andrew Wight and James Cameron, directed by James Cameron and Gary Johnstone, and narrated by Lance Henriksen. The film follows an underwater expedition to the Germ...

Deep Inside the TITANIC - Maritime Documentary

Remote submersibles explore the legendary liner, traveling down hallways and into ballrooms and living quarters, concentrating on the bow to midships, where the vessel broke in half. Also: stories of passengers. ...

The Sinking of the Wilhelm Gustloff - Maritime Documentary

On Jan. 30, 1945, history’s deadliest maritime disaster in peace or war occurred in the Baltic Sea. An estimated 10,000 people perished in the little-known incident that saw a Soviet submarine torpedo the German cruise ship Wilhelm Gustloff off Leb...

The sinking of HMS Hood by Bismarck - Maritime Documentary

The 'mighty' Hood was the pride of the British Navy for more than 20 years, revered around the world as the largest and most powerful warship afloat. But when it was sunk by the German battleship Bismarck off the coast of Greenland on 24 May 1941, it...

Britannic - The Tragedy of Titanic's Sister Ship - Maritime Documentary

Titanic's Tragic Sister - History Documentary Relive the terrible fate of an historic ship and join one of the most thrilling deep-water expeditions of all. ...

Quest for Sunken Warships -.USS Murphy - Maritime Documentary

A team of divers set out to examine what they thought was a sunken supply ship. They find the hull of a World War II United States Navy Destroyer instead. They've also found a mystery because according to Navy records the USS Murphy never sank. ...

Drain the Titanic - Maritime Documentary

Explore the wreck of the world's most famous ship by draining the water from this section of the Atlantic; an investigation of the debris field and sections of the wreck seek clues to the sinking as well as the future of the wreck site.

Yamato - Sinking the Supership - Maritime Documentary

Yamato lies on the floor of the East China Sea, 200 miles north of Okinawa, blown apart by one of the most massive explosions ever to occur at sea. Altogether, more than 2,700 men went down with the ship or drowned after it sank, making the loss of t...

Sunken Warships - USS.Oriskany - Maritime Documentary

The massive aircraft carrier rests in 212 feet of water in a north-south orientation on the sandy bottom. With an overall height of 151 feet, there is plenty of ship to view within recreational dive limits. ...

Salvage of the Tricolor - Maritime Documentary

The 16,000 dwt car carrier Tricolor sank after she collided with a container vessel in the English Channel near France in 2003. SMIT Salvage led the consortium that successfully removed the wreck. ...

The Undersea World Of Jacques Cousteau - Search In The Deep - Maritime Documentary

The island ot Europa, in the Mozambique Channel between Africa and Madagascar, is the foremost breeding ground of the mysterious sea turtle. The crew's cameras follow the turtles' mating rituals, the females' laboured journey up the beach to lay thei...

A Shipwreck's Secret - Maritime Documentary

See on this documentary Scuba Divers Explore Shipwreck & Rush to Save Anchor.The New Jersey shore is a popular destination for sunbathers, surfers and boaters; but what lies off the coast at the bottom of the ocean is what draws divers from all o...

Quest for Sunken Warships -.Operation Hailstone - Maritime Documentary

Hidden deep beneath the sea lies the wreckage of mighty war machines, each with untold stories of battles, glory and demise. Join us on the hunt for these antiques of the deep, and unlock the mysteries and the history waiting on the ocean floor. Each...

La Salle Shipwreck Project - Maritime Documentary

La Belle was one of Robert de La Salle's four ships when he explored the Gulf of Mexico with the ill-fated mission of starting a French colony at the mouth of the Mississippi River in 1685. La Belle was wrecked in present-day Matagorda Bay the follow...

Quest for Sunken Warships - Torpedo Alley - Maritime Documentary

Hidden deep beneath the sea lies the wreckage of mighty war machines, each with untold stories of battles, glory and demise. Join us on the hunt for these antiques of the deep, and unlock the mysteries and the history waiting on the ocean floor. Each...

Search for the Japanese Fleet - Maritime Documentary

In September 1999, a joint expedition between Nauticos Corp. and the U.S. Naval Oceanographic Office searched for the Japanese aircraft carriers. Using advanced renavigation techniques in conjunction with the ship's log of the submarine USS Nautilus,...

Ghosts of the Black Sea - Maritime Documentary

Seven years ago, on his third trip to the Black Sea, Dr. Robert Ballard discovered a miraculously well-preserved Byzantine shipwreck, but his team could only take pictures. Now, Ballard returns with state-of-the-art technology and a revolutionary $1.

The Atocha Shipwreck Treasure - Maritime Documentary

Nuestra Señora de Atocha ("Our Lady of Atocha") was the most famous of a fleet of Spanish ships that sank in 1622 off the Florida Keys while carrying copper, silver, gold, tobacco, gems, jewels and indigo from Spanish ports at Cartagena and Porto Be...

Adventure Ocean Quest - Fragile Mediterranean - Maritime Documentary

The Mediterranean Sea is a world of impressive diversity where ocean sunfish and whales live side by side, and colourful corals provide a home for smaller creatures. But human beings have left their mark here for thousands of years: ancient shipwreck...


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