Rodrigo Brincalepe Salvador, University of Tübingen The Kraken is perhaps the largest monster ever imagined by mankind. In Nordic folklore, it was said to haunt the seas from Norway through … Continue Reading The Real-Life Origins of the Legendary Kraken
Mark Chadwick, Nottingham Trent University The Nuremberg and Tokyo trials, convened in the aftermath of World War II, are usually identified as the start of modern international criminal law. Prosecutions … Continue Reading The Prosecution of Pirates Was a Model For Today’s System of International Justice
Of all the finds on History’s The Curse of Oak Island, perhaps none has sparked as much debate as the “lead cross” found during Season Five by detectorist Gary Drayton … Continue Reading Is The Famous Oak Island Lead Cross Really No Such Thing?
Researchers, including Australian maritime archaeologists, believe they have found Captain Cook’s historic ship HMB Endeavour in Newport Harbour, Rhode Island. An official announcement will be made on Friday.
A new mission to the Franklin expedition wreck of HMS Erebus is hoping to discover more secrets about the fate of the doomed 1845 mission that also included HMS Terror. … Continue Reading Terror Revisited: New Mission To Uncover Secrets of Doomed Franklin Expedition
Could it be? an article? about Oak Island? It most certainly is, and it doesn’t mention Aztecs or Phoenicians once! Over the many years searching, a number of artefacts have … Continue Reading The Mysteries of Oak Island: The Coins of Oak Island
Considered the most valuable single object ever recovered from a shipwreck, Tucker’s Cross is an emerald studded, 22 carat gold cross that was recovered by noted diver and explorer Teddy … Continue Reading Lost Treasure: Teddy Tucker and Tucker’s Cross
New evidence uncovered from the wreck of the Rooswijk has revealed extensive smuggling amongst the crew, a factor that may have led to their untimely demise off the south coast … Continue Reading New Evidence Revealed From The Wreck of the Rooswijk
A £15.2 million bid to bring over 5,500 artefacts from the Titanic back to British shores has been launched following the collapse of the U.S. based Premier Exhibitions, the sole … Continue Reading Bid Launched To Bring Titanic Artefacts Back To Britain
The treasure of the San Jose, a 300 year old Spanish treasure ship located off the coast of Cartagena, Colombia and laden with gold, silver and gems, will remain on … Continue Reading Colombia’s Attempts To Recover $17 Billion San Jose Treasure Blocked