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#Shipwreck

# shipwreck - Wednesday 3 March, 2021

MV Alta ghost ship may have been undetected in Irish waters for over a month, marine investigation finds
# Cork
# Cork

MV Alta ghost ship may have been undetected in Irish waters for over a month, marine investigation finds

Mar 3rd 2021, 2:41 PM 22,461 Views 18 Comments

The MV Alta washed ashore in Co Cork during Storm Dennis in February 2020.

# shipwreck - Saturday 26 December, 2020

Cork Council warns ghost ship could 'break apart' and seeks State solution for shipwreck
# MV Alta
# MV Alta

Cork Council warns ghost ship could 'break apart' and seeks State solution for shipwreck

Dec 26th 2020, 12:05 AM 45,075 Views 29 Comments

The MV Alta washed ashore in Co Cork during Storm Dennis in February.

# shipwreck - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Your evening longread: The long search for the missing ship Vasa
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: The long search for the missing ship Vasa

Sep 10th 2020, 8:30 PM 21,776 Views 4 Comments

It’s a coronavirus-free zone as we bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

# shipwreck - Sunday 29 March, 2020

Coast Guard warned ghost ship could be 'pilfered' and urged Council to provide security
# MV Alta
# MV Alta

Coast Guard warned ghost ship could be 'pilfered' and urged Council to provide security

Mar 29th 2020, 12:05 AM 62,349 Views 41 Comments

The MV Alta washed ashore in Co Cork during Storm Dennis last month.

# shipwreck - Saturday 19 October, 2019

Watch: Irish archaeologists abroad transform 360-year-old Iceland shipwreck into virtual reality
# Under The Sea
# Under The Sea

Watch: Irish archaeologists abroad transform 360-year-old Iceland shipwreck into virtual reality

Oct 19th 2019, 8:30 AM 24,159 Views 15 Comments

Two Irish maritime archaeologists living in Iceland and Australia have created a virtual reality video of an old shipwreck.

# shipwreck - Monday 19 September, 2016

2,000-year-old human skeleton found in shipwreck
# Old Bones
# Old Bones

2,000-year-old human skeleton found in shipwreck

Sep 19th 2016, 11:01 PM 29,342 Views 24 Comments

The bodies of shipwreck victims are usually swept away or eaten by fish, and rarely survive decades, much less centuries.

# shipwreck - Thursday 18 August, 2016

'Very special': Explorers discover 200-year-old shipwreck in New York
# The Washington
# The Washington

'Very special': Explorers discover 200-year-old shipwreck in New York

Aug 18th 2016, 6:15 AM 33,718 Views 12 Comments

The Washington sank in Lake Ontario during a storm in 1803.

# shipwreck - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

Amazing viral photo of an 'underwater tank graveyard' off Donegal: the story behind it
# Eerie
From The Daily Edge
# Eerie

Amazing viral photo of an 'underwater tank graveyard' off Donegal: the story behind it

Apr 28th 2015, 9:09 AM 19,077 Views 7 Comments

Here’s how the tanks got there.

# shipwreck - Friday 10 April, 2015

No survivors found in searches after deadly shipwreck
# Haiti
# Haiti

No survivors found in searches after deadly shipwreck

Apr 10th 2015, 5:41 PM 15,373 Views 2 Comments

About a dozen people managed to swim to safety after the accident.

# shipwreck - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

Costa Concordia cruise ship may have been used to smuggle cocaine
# Mafia
# Mafia

Costa Concordia cruise ship may have been used to smuggle cocaine

Mar 31st 2015, 8:45 AM 28,443 Views 17 Comments

The drugs are reported to belong to the mafia.

# shipwreck - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Shipwreck report: 'Desire for photo op meant Astrid tall ship was too close to the coast'
# Rescue
# Rescue

Shipwreck report: 'Desire for photo op meant Astrid tall ship was too close to the coast'

Feb 11th 2015, 8:56 PM 17,304 Views 5 Comments

Human error has been blamed for the sinking of the ship in a new report.

# shipwreck - Monday 28 July, 2014

Man who honeymooned aboard Costa Concordia is helping to dismantle the ship
# Costa Concordia
# Costa Concordia

Man who honeymooned aboard Costa Concordia is helping to dismantle the ship

Jul 28th 2014, 3:30 PM 12,825 Views 8 Comments

“I’ll do what I have to do. But I won’t be able to stop thinking about the cabin where we spent the best week of our lives.”

# shipwreck - Saturday 11 January, 2014

Wreckage of Sunbeam is 'now in two pieces'
# Shipwrecked
# Shipwrecked

Wreckage of Sunbeam is 'now in two pieces'

Jan 11th 2014, 8:30 AM 16,181 Views 32 Comments

The 111-year-old wreckage was washed up onto a beach in Kerry in 1903, but has become dislodged.

# shipwreck - Friday 10 January, 2014

Moves to protect 111-year-old shipwreck washed up by storm on Kerry beach
# Sunbeam
# Sunbeam

Moves to protect 111-year-old shipwreck washed up by storm on Kerry beach

Jan 10th 2014, 11:04 AM 29,596 Views 45 Comments

The ‘Sunbeam’ schooner had lain partially buried in the sand just offshore ever since she ran aground while on a voyage from Kinvara in Cork in 1903.

# shipwreck - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Incredible dive video shows WW2 tanks littering seabed off Donegal
# Shipwreck
From The Daily Edge
# Shipwreck

Incredible dive video shows WW2 tanks littering seabed off Donegal

Nov 12th 2013, 9:26 AM 47,259 Views 39 Comments

The Empire Heritage transport ship was torpedoed off Malin Head in 1944, with the loss of 113 lives.

# shipwreck - Friday 8 November, 2013

Police say Italian shipwreck migrants were raped and tortured
# Boat Tragedy
# Boat Tragedy

Police say Italian shipwreck migrants were raped and tortured

Nov 8th 2013, 3:59 PM 22,936 Views 45 Comments

“They forced us to watch our men being tortured with various methods including batons [and] electric shocks to the feet. Whoever rebelled was tied up”.

# shipwreck - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

'A perfect operation': Costa Concordia pulled upright off Italian coast overnight [PICS]
# Shipwreck
# Shipwreck

'A perfect operation': Costa Concordia pulled upright off Italian coast overnight [PICS]

Sep 17th 2013, 7:18 AM 14,123 Views 20 Comments

“A perfect operation, I must say,” said one of the engineers after the cruise ship – on its side since January 2012 – was pulled upright overnight.

# shipwreck - Monday 16 September, 2013

Storm delays huge operation to raise Costa Concordia
# Shipwreck
# Shipwreck

Storm delays huge operation to raise Costa Concordia

Sep 16th 2013, 8:39 AM 6,935 Views 5 Comments

Italian engineers are expected to begin the operation this morning with flotation tanks to be attached to the underwater side of the vessel.

# shipwreck - Friday 16 August, 2013

Italy cruise ship wreck to be raised in September
# Shipwreck
# Shipwreck

Italy cruise ship wreck to be raised in September

Aug 16th 2013, 2:07 PM 11,280 Views 16 Comments

The salvage has been delayed for almost a year because of technical difficulties.

# shipwreck - Saturday 27 July, 2013

Pics: Two shipwrecks found deep in the Gulf of Mexico
# Undersea
# Undersea

Pics: Two shipwrecks found deep in the Gulf of Mexico

Jul 27th 2013, 8:30 AM 10,155 Views 11 Comments

Items such as ceramic cups and dishes, clothing and artifacts from Britain and Mexico were found on board the ships.

# shipwreck - Saturday 20 July, 2013

Italian court jails five over Costa Concordia ship disaster
# Shipwreck
# Shipwreck

Italian court jails five over Costa Concordia ship disaster

Jul 20th 2013, 8:12 PM 14,681 Views 31 Comments

The longest sentence went to the crisis coordinator who was sentenced to two years and 10 months in jail.

# shipwreck - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

Has a ship that disappeared in 1679 been found?
# Shipwreck
# Shipwreck

Has a ship that disappeared in 1679 been found?

Jun 18th 2013, 8:30 PM 13,867 Views 11 Comments

The Griffin disappeared in 1679 – but now a beam has been found that may have been part of the ship.

# shipwreck - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

Tourists swim for their lives for 14 hours after boat sinks
# Shipwreck
# Shipwreck

Tourists swim for their lives for 14 hours after boat sinks

May 8th 2013, 10:46 AM 19,569 Views 22 Comments

The brother and sister thought they were going to drown or be eaten by a shark when the found themselves stranded at sea.

# shipwreck - Sunday 3 March, 2013

Here's how the Costa Concordia wreck is being removed
# Costa Concordia
# Costa Concordia

Here's how the Costa Concordia wreck is being removed

Mar 3rd 2013, 11:00 AM 20,722 Views 14 Comments

Workers have to undergo a four-day mountain climbing course before starting the job to equip themselves for the dangerous conditions.

# shipwreck - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

Costa Concordia: Former captain faces survivors at pre-trial
# Costa Concordia
# Costa Concordia

Costa Concordia: Former captain faces survivors at pre-trial

Oct 16th 2012, 8:59 AM 4,571 Views 11 Comments

Dozens of survivors are suing ship owner Costa Crociere and its US parent company Carnival Corporation for hundreds of millions of dollars.

# shipwreck - Monday 6 August, 2012

Women and children first? Not anymore says shipwreck study
# Save Yourself
# Save Yourself

Women and children first? Not anymore says shipwreck study

Aug 6th 2012, 5:00 PM 8,745 Views 17 Comments

A study into shipwrecks over the years shows that when it comes to survival it is every man for himself.

# shipwreck - Saturday 14 April, 2012

Who owns the Titanic, and who can dive at the wreck?
# Titanic100
# Titanic100

Who owns the Titanic, and who can dive at the wreck?

Apr 14th 2012, 12:00 PM 48,084 Views 12 Comments

TheJournal.ie has been looking into issues surrounding the Titanic disaster 100 years after the ship struck an iceberg and sank on its maiden voyage.

# shipwreck - Sunday 1 April, 2012

Who gets to keep goods salvaged from ships - and at what risk?
# Shipping
# Shipping

Who gets to keep goods salvaged from ships - and at what risk?

Apr 1st 2012, 10:00 AM 20,493 Views 6 Comments

In the wake of the Rena and Concordia disasters, TheJournal.ie takes a look into ship salvaging and the ownership of ‘lost’ cargo.

# shipwreck - Thursday 8 March, 2012

Researchers finish first complete map of Titanic debris site
# Titanic100
From The Daily Edge
# Titanic100

Researchers finish first complete map of Titanic debris site

Mar 8th 2012, 5:59 PM 4,342 Views 7 Comments

The ship sank one hundred years ago next month on its maiden voyage across the Atlantic.

# shipwreck - Sunday 22 January, 2012

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
From The Daily Edge
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Jan 22nd 2012, 11:00 AM 59 Views 2 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# shipwreck - Wednesday 28 September, 2011

Video: 200 tonnes of silver discovered on shipwreck 300 miles off Irish coast
# Treasure
From The Daily Edge
# Treasure

Video: 200 tonnes of silver discovered on shipwreck 300 miles off Irish coast

Sep 28th 2011, 4:09 PM 1,585 Views 11 Comments

The silver discovered by a US deep-water exploration company could be worth up to €173 million.