The fantastic cargo of the Uluburun, a Bronze Age ship of uncertain origin

In 1982 an amateur diver searching for sponges off the coast of the city of Kaç in Turkey came across…

Bartolomeu Português, the lusitanian buccaneer who created the code of piracy

In its different variants, a black flag with a skull and crossbones is today synonymous with adventure, almost always linked…

Yi Sun-sin, the Korean admiral who stopped the Japanese invasion of his country without ever being defeated or losing a single ship

In recent years the memory of some Spanish sailors such as Blas de Lezo or Alvaro de Bazan who were…

Rettungsboje, the rescue buoy devised by the Germans in World War II to save downed pilots

Searching for a castaway lost at sea is an arduous and often frustrating task. Unless the search area can be…

The sinking of the San Diego, the Spanish galleon that carried Japanese mercenaries to stop a Dutch invasion

Maybe you’ve heard of Franck Goddio. He is a submarine archaeologist, born in Morocco but of French nationality, who a…