The divers, archaeologists and the private firms have been constantly making news for discovering the various old and ancient things that went under the water years ago. Some of the discoveries are very old indeed.
Lets See The 10 of The Best Underwater Astonishing Things That Provide A Sight to Enthusiastic Divers
GOZO ISLAND WRECK
The fairytale-like hearsay that a merchant vessel sank with enormous wealth and jewels was actually found in 2014 by the divers just a few miles off the Maltese coast- the treasure was present all intact covered under the loaves of sands.
THE LOST CITY OF HERACLEION
Archaeologist Frank Goddio spent five years of extensive search and when he was about to give up found the ruins of Egyptian City by stroke of luck
The notorious pirate of entire history Edward Teach’s ship terrorized the oceans in the 18th century that he had captured from the French in 1717 during Queen Anne’s reign. In 1996 a private firm found that and put a great show with the findings including more than 30 cannons.
The divers are offered a massive collection of 500 sculptures underwater in Caribbean, Cancun, Mexico.
Mighty O the USS Oriskany the famous aircraft carrier that served during Vietnam, Korean and WWII was sank in 2006 on purpose to create the artificial reef around Floridan coast.
SS PRESIDENT COOLIDGE
SS President Coolidge the greatest American Ocean Liner has the braving history behind it. The ship served to be the carrier of troops before conversion into an entire troop ship after Pearl Harbor 1941 attack. The then captain intentionally grounded it and saved all the humans aboard 5340 men while hitting the floating mines around the present day Vanuatu that was operating ground for Allies.
ANCIENT CHINESE CITY
Under the artificially created lake of Qiandao for hydropower generation (1959) lies the ancient Shi Cheng City built during Han Dynasty (AD 25-200).
In the underwater Larnaca Bay, Cyprus 1980s, a 10.000 tons Ferry sank that is still available there in the sea bed.
THE GHOST FLEET
The GHOST FLEET is an underwater cemetery that belongs to WWII with graves of more than 40 vehicles near Chuuk Lagoon.
LAKE MICHIGAN STONEHENGE
Mark Holley, a professor, discovered an underwater stone arrangements under the bed of Michigan Lake in 2007. Unbelievably one stone contains the carvings of an extinct animal “Mastadon” that looked like an elephant and extincted 10,000 years ago.
10 Underwater Discoveries That Drive Us Centuries Back