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World War 2 shock discovery: Deep sea divers unearth lost underwater submarine | World | News

The vessel has been confirmed as being the HMS Urge, part of Britains 10th submarine Flotilla. It was one of 13 small "U-class" submarines lost in the Mediterranean during World War II. During the Urge’s patrols, the vessel saw action and damaged the Italian battleship Vittorio Veneto and sank the Italian cruiser Bande Nere.Previously a mystery…

Restoring Jamaica's lost coral reefs photo essay | Environment

Everton Simpson squints at the Caribbean from his motorboat, scanning the dazzling bands of colour for hints of what lies beneath. Emerald green indicates sandy bottoms. Sapphire blue lies above seagrass meadows. And deep indigo marks coral reefs. That is where he is heading. He steers the boat to an unmarked spot he knows as the coral nursery.

WARMINGTON: Mississauga divers went missing during Gulf of Mexico diving trip

They disappeared without a trace 25 years ago.On Nov. 4, 1994, 25-year-olds David Madott, Omar Shearer and Kent Munro — all of Mississauga — went missing without a trace during a diving trip in the Gulf of Mexico.It’s as much an unsolved missing persons case this year as it was in 1994.It started as fun. They had travelled to visit their hometown pal…

New at Peter White Public Library | News, Sports, Jobs

AND SURVIVALHemming Robert J. “Ships Gone Missing: The Great Lakes Storm of 1913.” 910.4 He. 1992. The Great Lakes are beautiful and are often part of everyday life for those who are lucky enough to live near one of them. There are stories of darkness of these large bodies of water which is only known by those who have lived those experiences.

War graves of British sailors who died in First World War naval battle are looted in the North Sea

The war graves of British sailors who died in the Battle of Jutland the biggest naval action of the First World War have been plundered in breach of international law.The shocking revelation comes just a week after The Mail on Sunday disclosed how Chinese pirates have looted at least ten British warships sunk in the Far…

Three people injured when wooden dock COLLAPSES and 24 are thrown into a creek

Three people suffered injuries when a dock at a restaurant in South Carolina collapsed, throwing more than 20 people into the water.The wooden dock came tumbling down at The Wreck of the Richard & Charlene on Shem Creek in Mount Pleasant on Saturday, and three people were taken to hospital with minor injuries, the Post…
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8,000-yr-old Pink Pearl is World's Oldest and Now on Stunning Display

The Louvre Abu Dhabi Museum in the United Arab Emirates is exhibiting the worlds oldest natural saltwater pearl found to date. The exhibit, 10,000 Years of Luxury, opened on October 30, 2019.The unusual pearl, pink in color, was found at an archaeology dig on Marawah Island, off the coast of Abu Dhabi, according to the Department of Culture and Tourism of the United Arab Emirates on cnn.com.

Here's The Latest On The Tragedy Off Santa Cruz Island: LAist

A memorial outside Truth Aquatics for the victims of the Conception boat fire, Monday, Sept. 2, 2019 (Stefanie Dazio/AP)Recovery efforts are continuing near Santa Cruz Island after a dive boat named Conception caught fire and sank early Monday with 34 people aboard.As of Wednesday morning, the remains of 33 victims have been recovered and a search is underway for the remaining body…

First Wrecked Slave Ship Discovery Yields Brutal Details

The São José crashed near Cape Town in 1794, killing over 200 people.The small, 340-ton São José-Paquete de Africa set out from Mozambique in December 1794. Even though the ship was no more than no more than 130 feet long (and probably closer to 100), the crew had packed 543 captive people aboard. The crew shackled them in place to prevent them from taking over the ship before it landed in Brazil…

What Would Happen If the Navy SEALs Fought Iran's Special Forces?

Key point: Iran's best would still put up a fight.On July 21, 1987, a gigantic 414,000-ton supertanker entered the Persian Gulf with an unusually prominent escorta U.S. Navy missile cruiser and three frigates.The narrow straits of the Persian Gulf had become a shooting gallery due to the Iran-Iraq War, still raging seven years after Iraqs surprise invasion of Iran in 1980.

Fact: The United States and Iran Came within Minutes of War Back in June

Key point: America and Iran have recently come close to armed conflict.By most accounts, the United States and Iran came within minutes of armed conflict with each other on June 20, 2019. Around 4:30 AM that morning, a U.S. Navy RQ-4N Global Hawk spy drone flying a routine circuit over international airspace in the Persian…

Edited Transcript of IO earnings conference call or presentation 31-Oct-19 2:00pm GMT

Q3 2019 ION Geophysical Corp Earnings CallHOUSTON Nov 2, 2019 (Thomson StreetEvents) -- Edited Transcript of ION Geophysical Corp earnings conference call or presentation Thursday, October 31, 2019 at 2:00:00pm GMTTEXT version of Transcript================================================================================Corporate…

The Complete Calendar of Big Boat Shows Around the World

For yacht lovers, boat shows offer the same experience as any milestone eventtheyre memorable, fun, and potentially life-changing. Just ask the tens of thousands of owners around the world who buy new vessels every year at the top shows. Starting with the Cannes Yachting Festival in September and ending with the Newport Yacht Charter Show in June…

This Sea Turtle Population Is Almost All Female, Thanks To Climate Change

A green turtle in Australia's Great Barrier Reef. (Photo: Grisha Shoolepoff via Getty Images)One population of green sea turtles in Australias Great Barrier Reef is nearly entirely female thanks to climate change, according to a new scientific paper published this week.Unlike most other animal species whose sex is determined during the fertilization period…

The contribution of salvage companies to the marine environment and the shipping industry

The salvage industry faces numerous challenges nowadays. Salvage cases tend to be more complicated technically and expensive. This is, in large measure, due to the increased size of vessels, increased values of their cargo and external influences such as demanding requirements from governmental organisations and the shore-based authorities.

Submarine that disappeared mysteriously in World War II found after 77 years

Editor's Note HMS Urge, shown here in harbor, set out from Malta for Egypt in April 1942.(CNN) The wreck of a British submarine that went missing during World War II with 44 people on boardhas been found off the coast of Malta. HMS Urge -- part of Britain's 10th Submarine Flotilla -- left the Mediterranean island of Malta onApril 27…

37 dead, 18 unaccounted for in Thai tourist boat capsize

Emergency personnel transfer a passenger from the sunken tourist boatMoreThai rescuers pulled 37 bodies from waters off the coast of the holiday island of Phuket on Friday after a tourist boat went down in heavy seas with dozens of Chinese passengers on board.Many of the dead were found drifting face down in the water, still wearing life jackets…

Seven South Korean tourists dead and 21 missing as river cruise boat crashes and sinks in Budapest

A river cruise ship crashed into and sank a smaller tourist boat during a storm in Budapest last night, leaving seven South Koreans dead and 21 missing, including a six-year-old girl. Footage shows the 442ft Viking Sigyn floating hotel colliding with the 89ft Mermaid on the River Danube close to the Parliament building…

St. Vincent and Grenadines trip fresh breath of Caribbean splendour

Lively stingrays and puffer fish swim at my feet. Four local lads politely pose for a dockside silhouette. I share my outdoor shower with two lizards. And, bed down in one exquisite suite after another.These are a few of the magic moments I embraced on a recent trip to St. Vincent and the Grenadines, a tropical paradise…

Port assessment, Coast Guard aerial inspection found no oil spillage: Pramod Sawant | Goa News

PANAJI: Braving the rough seas and the likelihood of danger, three experts from the directorate general of shipping and the Indian register of shipping were dropped by an Indian Navy helicopter on to the naphtha-laden chemical tanker Nu Shi Nalini on Saturday. The naval helicopter was piloted by commander Dhanush Menon…