This gallery contains images of submerged shipwrecks, artifacts, and other cultural treasures that are the focus of several expeditions. Click on any image to view a larger version and additional information.

Collection 2003/2004 - Titanic
Collection 2003 - Steamship Portland
Collection 2002 - USS Monitor
Collection 2001 - Thunder Bay

 

The gallery collection below focuses on the shipwreck RMS Titanic.

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June 4-6 Slideshow June 3 Slideshow June 2 Slideshow June 1 Slideshow

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June 4-6 Slideshow

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June 3 Slideshow

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June 2 Slideshow

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June 1 Slideshow

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June 1 Slideshow

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Images

Bow view of the Titanic Bow view of the Titanic A view of the stearing motor on the bridge of the Titanic. Titanic detached rusticles below port side anchor

A view of the bow and railing of the Titanic. (HR)

A close-up of the Titanic's bow. (HR)

A view of the steering motor on the bridge of the Titanic. (HR)

Titanic detached rusticles below port side anchor. (HR)

Secondary rusticle growth hanging from the stern of RMS Titanic Rusticles growing down the stern of Titanic Bow view of the Titanic from Mir I submersible camera. Bow view of the Titanic from Mir I submersible camera

A rusticle hanging from the stern section of the RMS Titanic shows secondary growths during maturation. (HR)

Rusticles growing down from Titanic's stern section. (HR)

A view of the bow of the Titanic from a camera mounted on the outside of the Mir I submersible. (HR)

Rusticles are observed growing over most of the pipes and fixtures in the room. (HR)


Portland Collection

The collection below focuses on the shipwreck Steamship Portland.

Images

patent log toilet Seafloor Cusk

A brass patent log found from the wrecksite.

The captain’s toilet found at the stern of the ship.

A chrysan- themum- like anemone and a tulip-like boltenia.

Cusk swim near another shipwreck.

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trestletrees Towline A bowsprit Wrecksite

One of the Palmer's trestletrees lies on the seafloor.

A towline is still attached to the forward bit

The broken part of the end of the bowsprit .

The complete Palmer and Crary wrecksite .

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A cup Chimney walking beams  Portland's bow

A cup sits in an area that was probably the ship’s galley.

A cast iron chimneys that supported the thinner metal stacks.

A diamond-shaped walking beam.

The narrow edge of the Portland's bow.

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Steamship Portland side scan sonar image.


Monitor Collection

The collection below focuses on the shipwreck Civil War ironclad, USS Monitor.

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Monitor video

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Images

coal

gun rods

standing on the spider

buttons with Navy insignia

flatware artifact

buttons in situ

lantern artifact

fork artifact

ring artifact

fork artifact

wool coat artifact

Boot artifact

wood boxes

comb artifact

graphic of turret from portside

guns

Dahlgren cannon graphic upside-down

shield artifact

lantern chimney

paper artifact

Jeffers and dents from cannons

Sailors on roof of the Monitor

Monitor sailors

Stanchions

Indents where turret once laid

closeup of turret

Turret lifted out of the water

Excavated turret

spider over water

spider over turret

Dahlgren cannon underwater

turret underwater

Monitor site profile and plan bayonet handle artifact glass chimney artifacts sunken turret

Monitor site profile and plan

Recovered artifacts from the Monitor

Recovered artifacts from the Monitor

Sunken turret of the Monitor

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Deterioration of the Monitor sunken hull photomosaic of Monitor recovering propeller thumbnail

Deterioration of the Monitor

Sunken hull of the Monitor

Photomosaic of the Monitor

Recovered propeller and portion of shaft

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Propeller

Battle at Hampton Roads

Starboard profile of USS Monitor

CSS Virginia and USS Monitor Battle

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Launch of the USS Monitor at the Continental Iron Works in Greenpoint, NY.

Sinking of USS Monitor

Crew on deck

Officers standing by turret

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portside view of the engine turret thumbnail Monitor Profile wardroom

Portside view of Engine

Turret diagram

Profile of the Monitor

Wardroom of the Monitor

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Sonar image of Monitor


Thunder Bay Collection

The collection below focuses on the shipwrecks of Thunder Bay.

Images

photo of the New Orleans Side scan image of the New Orleans photo of the Montana Side scan image of the Montana

Photo of the New Orleans

Side scan image of the New Orleans

Photo of the Montana

Side scan image of the Montana

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Photo of the Grecian Side scan image of the Grecian photo of DR Hanna side scan image of DR Hanna

Photo of the Grecian

Side scan image of the Grecian

Photo of the D.R. Hanna

Side scan image of the D.R. Hanna

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photo of the Isaac M. Scott spacer side scan sonar image of the Isaac M. Scott spacer drawing of the Pewabic spacer Side scan image of the Pewabic

Photo of the Isaac M. Scott

Side scan sonar image of the Isaac M. Scott

Drawing of the Pewabic

Side scan image of the Pewabic

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Photo of the Monrovia Side scan image of the Monrovia side scan sonar of the Viator portside view of the engine

Photo of the Monrovia

Side scan image of the Monrovia

Side scan sonar of the Viator

Side scan sonar of the Cornelia B. Windiate

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Side scan image of the E.B. Allen

Side scan image of the E.B. Allen