Friday, January 27, 2012

Special thanks to Brian Jordan, Susan Langley, Alexandre Monteiro, and Mark Polzer for sending in news items. There will be no news next week.

1. Replica Portuguese caravel “Notorious” sails into Corio Bay, Geelong:
http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/more-news/replica-portuguese-caravel-the-notorious-sails-into-corio-ba/story-fn7x8me2-1226248772480
http://tools.geelongadvertiser.com.au/photo-gallery/photo_gallery_popup_preview.php?category_id=24951
https://www.facebook.com/pages/notorious/244990492220259?sk=wall

2. Underwater archaeology: Hunt for the ancient mariner:
http://www.nature.com/news/underwater-archaeology-hunt-for-the-ancient-mariner-1.9880

3. Chance discovery that changed Graeme Henderson’s life:
http://www.theaustralian.com.au/national-affairs/in-depth/chance-discovery-that-changed-graeme-hendersons-life/story-fnbzokem-1226253792096
http://www.inmycommunity.com.au/news-and-views/local-news/Australia-Day-Honours/7612631/

4. The new website of the Maritime Archaeology Unit (MAU) in Sri Lanka:
http://www.mausrilanka.lk/

5. Die Ureinwohner Istanbuls:
http://www.tagesspiegel.de/wissen/archaeologie-die-ureinwohner-istanbuls/6082134.html

6. $500,000 Funding Available for FY12 Nancy Foster Scholarship Program:
http://targetednews.com/disp_story.php?s_id=1073978

7. Portsmouth’s historic dockyard under threat as defence company considers mothballing 800 years of history:
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2090386/Portsmouths-historic-dockyard-threat-defence-company-considers-mothballing-800-years-history.html

8. $3B WWII Shipwreck Located in Boston Harbor’s Back Yard by Sub Sea Research:
http://www.prweb.com/releases/2012/1/prweb9138097.htm

9. Trust hopes “Victory” salvage will focus on archaeology:
http://www.thisisguernsey.com/news/2012/01/24/trust-hopes-victory-salvage-will-focus-on-archaeology/

10. HMS “Victory” shipwreck to be managed by charity:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-guernsey-16686628

11. Obituary: Gerhard Kapitän
http://www.deguwa.org/data/File/Nachruf%20Kapitaen.pdf

12. Obituary: Peter Edwin Hess:
http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/delawareonline/obituary.aspx?n=peter-edwin-hess&pid=155451243

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Wendy van Duivenvoorde, PhD
Lecturer in Maritime Archaeology | Flinders University