Maritime History

Read the latest maritime history from around the world.

Is It A Burial Site of the Viking Great Army?

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.

Ancient Roman Shipwrecks Discovered

Underwater archaeologists were surprised to find eight sunken ships from the Roman Empire off the coast of the Greek island of Naxos.