The Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) Hercules gently recovers a medicine bottle filled with ginger, a seasickness remedy, from an early 19th century shipwreck recently documented and partially excavated in the Gulf of Mexico in more than 4,300 feet of water. Credit: Ocean Exploration Trust/Meadows Center for Water and the Environment,  Texas State University

The remotely operated vehicle Hercules gently recovers a medicine bottle filled with ginger, a seasickness remedy, from an early 19th century shipwreck recently documented and partially excavated in the Gulf of Mexico in more than 4,300 feet of water. Image courtesy of Ocean Exploration Trust/Meadows Center for Water and the Environment, Texas State University.

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