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Clock found in Gulf of Mexico shipwreck

A centuries old clock has been found in a shipwreck discovered in the Gulf of Mexico. Deep in the briny waters of the gulf, the timepiece’s round face marked with Roman numerals -- spotted in live images transmitted by a robotic vehicle – delighted scientists spending much of this week remotely

Excavation of 19th century shipwreck leads to discovery of two more

Researchers excavating a 19th-century shipwreck in the Gulf of Mexico found the remains of two other ships that may have sunk in the same storm. After experts finished with the Monterey shipwreck, they headed over to investigate two additional sonar targets previously identified by Shell, also in 2011. Less than five miles

200-year-old shipwreck found in Gulf of Mexico

The remains of a 200 year old shipwreck, complete with glass bottles, ceramic plates and boxes of muskets, has been found in the Gulf of Mexico. "Artifacts in and around the wreck and the hull's copper sheathing may date the vessel to the early to mid-19th century," Jack Irion, a maritime

Oil spill threatens Gulf shipwrecks

The infamous BP oil spill is threatening the Gulf of Mexico's history of pirates, sea battles and World War II shipwrecks. The Gulf is lined with wooden shipwrecks, American-Indian shell midden mounds, World War II casualties, pirate colonies, historic hotels and old fishing villages. esearchers now fear this treasure seeker's

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