During Dive 07, Deep Discoverer
explored an unknown shipwreck identified by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management simply as “ID Number 15377.” The ROV conducted a full survey of the wreck, collected imagery to generate a 3D mosaic survey, and documented biology living on the wreck. Based on initial observations
, archaeologists believe the shipwreck likely post-dates 1830 and may have been a merchant ship built for distance over speed. Download larger version (jpg, 311 KB).