History & Culture
From ‘Australia’s Titanic’ to deadly mutineers, these shipwrecks on the Great Barrier Reef hold a wealth of knowledge.
After 238 years, the hunt for the wreck of Endeavour may finally be over – but what will become of this famous ship?
From a tragic maritime disaster south-east of Townsville, QLD, a vibrant reef was born at the wreck of SS Yongala.
In Port Stephens, New South Wales, a shipwreck slowly dissolves into the waves and fades from memory
Australia has played a role in finding a missing British polar expedition vessel that went missing in 1846
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The loss of the SS Yongala – now a Great Barrier Reef dive site – was a puzzling mystery for almost 50 years.
One of Australia’s most recent artifical reefs, the HMAS Adelaide shipwreck is a diver’s dream.
From a maritime disaster south-east of Townsville in 1911, a vibrant reef was born.
The seafloor off Australia’s east coast hints at underwater landslides some 15 million years ago, researchers say.