A dramatic shipwreck rescue
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Welcome to the directory page for our shipwreck research sites. These sites contain historical information and pictures of selected wrecks, and are designed for use by researchers, divers and armchair adventurers. Click on the links below to open the sites in a new window.

Hunting New England Shipwrecks 

Shipwrecks of Nova Scotia  

Gulf Coast Shipwrecks

Some Images from our Sites

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The tanker Argo Merchant
wrecked off Massachusetts
in 1976
An 8 reale cob coin
from the Auguste - wrecked off Cape Breton Island in 1761
The SS Atlantic wrecked 
off Halifax, Nova Scotia
in 1880 with 562 fatalities
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The schooners Hesper and
Luther Little rotting away
on the Maine coast in 1976
Wreck map of Cape Breton Island - Nova Scotia Sidescan sonar image of the 
Alcoa Puritan  - sunk in the
Gulf of Mexico in 1942
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33 crewmen were rescued from 
the sunken sub USS Squalus 
off New Hampshire in 1939
The USS Hattaras (left)
burned and sank off 
Galveston, Texas in 1863
A WW-II German U-boat...
several were sunk off the U.S.
and Canadian coast
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Tanker Stolt Surf
battling an ocean storm
(Karsten Petersen)
The Andrea Doria sinking
off Massachusetts in 1956
(Life Magazine)
Painting The Life Line
by Winslow Homer
(Philadelphia Museum of Art)

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