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Shipwreck Articles

Below you will find articles and histories of many of the shipwrecks featured in the DiscoverSea Shipwreck Museum. This page will constantly change as new information is learned about these wreck sites. Please click on the shipwreck that you are interested in.

Delmarva's Shipwreck History

A brief history of Delmarva's shipwreck history.

Colonial Sites

A brief history of colonial sites and their importance.

Atocha Shipwreck

A history of the shipwreck of the Nuestra Señora de Atocha, which sank in 1622.

China Wreck

A history of the China shipwreck which sank off of Lewes, Delaware.


A history of the Nuestro Señora de Ia Pura y Limpia Concepcion, which sank in 1641.

Edmund Fitzgerald

A history of the S.S. Edmund Fitzgerald, which sank in 1975.

Faithful Steward

A history of the Faithful Steward which sank off the Delaware coast in 1785.

H.M.S DeBraak

A history of the H.M.S DeBraak which sank in 1798 off the Delaware Cape.

The Juno

A history of the Juno, which sank in 1802.

La Galga

A history of the La Galga (1750 Fleet) which sank in 1750 on the Maryland/Virginia boarder.

The Quicksilver Galleons

A history of the Quicksilver Galleons, which sank in 1724.

R.M.S Republic

A history of the R.M.S Republic which sank in 1909, 50 miles off the coast of Nantucket.

1715 Spanish Treasure Fleet

A history of the sinking of the 1715 Spanish Treasure Fleet.

1733 Fleet

A history of the sinking of the 1733 Spanish Treasure Fleet.

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