The Esmeralda, Lost and Found

Vasco de Gama was one of the great explorers during the Age of Discovery, looking for trade routes to India and other parts of the world. On one of his voyages, his uncle broke off with 5 ships to attack Arab ships to plunder. One was the Esmeralda which sank losing all on board. Parts of the ship have been found off the coast of Oman. More can be found here.