Read the latest maritime history from around the world.
A team of archaeologists, led by the University of Bristol, has discovered that a mass grave uncovered in the 1980s dates to the Viking Age and may have been a burial site of the Viking Great Army war dead.
Scientists used satellite imagery and field expeditions to pinpoint around 7,000 pingos and have installed sensors to track oscillations.
Underwater archaeologists were surprised to find eight sunken ships from the Roman Empire off the coast of the Greek island of Naxos.
Experts question the authenticity of a purported 1507 map by cartographer Martin Waldseemüller, the New York Times reports.
46 historic flags captured by the U.S. Navy were discovered when exhibit cases were opened, the Capital Gazette reports.
Shipwrights at the UK’s National Maritime Museum Cornwall are constructing a 30-foot replica of RMS TITANIC’s Lifeboat 13.
The New Bedford Whaling Museum completed work on the “Grand Panorama of a Whaling Voyage Round the World.”
More clues of the H.L. HUNLEY mystery are being revealed during conservation of the American Civil War submarine, CNN reports.
A Florida site has been selected for inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places, The St. Augustine Record reports.
Unmarked graves of thousands of sailors are threatened by illegal metal salvagers, The Guardian reports