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Wreck of Japanese aircraft carrier Kaga discovered

Researchers discovered the wreck of the Imperial Japanese Navy carrier ‘IJN Kaga’ which sank at the Battle of Midway in June 1942. The wreck is located in the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument off the Midway Atoll.

Researchers find wreck of last slave ship off Alabama

Researchers discovered the last ship known to smuggle slaves from Africa to the US in Alabama’s Mobile River, nearly 160 years after it was deliberately sunk, the Alabama Historical Commission announced Wednesday. 

Replica of ‘HMB Endeavour’ to circumnavigate Australia from 2020

Marking the 250th anniversary of Captain James Cook’s first voyage to Australia and the Pacific, the Australian government will provide an additional $6.7 million to the Australian National Maritime Museum so its replica of ‘HMB Endeavour’ can circumnavigate the country, hosting a series of events and activities at each of its proposed 39 stops.

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