Monday, April 4, 2011

Special thanks to  Ole Varmer for sending in news items.

1. Peter FitzSimons on his recently published “Batavia” shipwreck book:
http://www.abc.net.au/local/stories/2011/03/31/3178611.htm

2. Gallipoli’s relics of the deep:
http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/gallipolis-relics-of-the-deep/story-e6frea6u-1226032556156

3. Tsunamis: revealing the abyss of the deep:
http://www.cyprus-mail.com/tsunami/tsunamis-revealing-abyss-deep/20110320

4. Shetland study to map Viking world
http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/home-news/shetland-study-to-map-viking-world-1.1094261
http://www.shetlandtimes.co.uk/2011/03/28/royal-society-of-edinburgh-backs-new-research-into-viking-age-shetland

5. House – bill introduced to require conveyance of the decommissioned Coast Guard Cutter “STORIS”:
http://boating.resource4.info/bryant%E2%80%99s-maritime-blog%E2%80%9331-march-2011/
http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/BILLS-112hr1220ih/pdf/BILLS-112hr1220ih.pdf

6. Judge says Lake Erie shipwreck belongs to New York state:
http://online.wsj.com/article/AP17ba60664592480da99cae18d49293b5.html
http://www.newsday.com/news/new-york/judge-says-lake-erie-shipwreck-belongs-to-state-1.2791268
http://www.syracuse.com/news/index.ssf/2011/03/judge_says_lake_erie_shipwreck.html
http://www.businessweek.com/ap/financialnews/D9M9P7H00.htm
http://auburnpub.com/news/local/article_2da2bf00-5b3d-11e0-9b15-001cc4c03286.html?mode=story

7. 1830-era shipwreck found in Lake Michigan:
http://www.msnbcmsn.com/id/42344363/ns/us_news/
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/chi-ap-us-lakemichiganshipw,0,373963.story
http://news.discovery.com/history/shipwreck-lake-michigan-110331.html
http://abclocal.go.com/wls/story?section=news/local&id=8046134
http://www.mlive.com/news/grand-rapids/index.ssf/2011/03/shipwreck_dating_back_to_1830s.html
http://www.salon.com/wires/us/2011/03/30/D9M9JQT00_us_lake_michigan_shipwreck/index.html
http://www.freep.com/article/20110330/NEWS06/110330004/0/BUSINESS04/Group-reports-finding-shipwreck-Lake-Michigan?odyssey=nav%7Chead
http://www.wzzm13.com/news/article/160611/14/New-shipwreck-found
http://onlinejournal.com/artman/publish/article_7677.shtml
http://wtvbam.com/news/articles/2011/mar/30/shipwreck-found-near-south-haven/
http://www.wndu.com/localnews/headlines/Researchers_hope_to_continue_exploring_a_sunken_ship_118975839.html
http://www.wzzm13.com/news/article/160611/2/Researchers-looking-for-origin-of-Lake-Michigan-shipwreck

8. That ‘junk’ has great value:
http://www.canada.com/That+junk+great+value/4543305/story.html

9. Diving into the Bible: Huntsville diver searches for remnants of Apostle Paul’s shipwreck:
http://blog.al.com/living-times/2011/04/diving_into_the_bible_huntsvil.html
http://www.christianchronicle.org/blog/2011/04/alabama-deacon-diver-searches-for-apostle-pauls-shipwreck

10. Remains of old shipwreck resurface at Ocean Beach [clipper “King Philip”]:
http://abclocal.go.com/kgo/story?section=news/local/san_francisco&id=8044497

11. Delaware ship to make waves on NatGeo [Kalmar Nyckel ship]:
http://www.sussexcountian.com/features/x796073444/Delaware-ship-to-make-waves-on-NatGeo

12. Mount Calvert allows visitors to re-imagine War of 1812 :
http://www.bayjournal.com/article.cfm?article=4066

13. More on Honor Frost’s art collection. Wilfrid Evill and Honor Frost:
http://www.artdaily.org/indexasp?int_sec=2&int_new=46108

14. Tiny Kenyan island questions tale of the Dragon:
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/world/asia-pacific/tiny-kenyan-island-questions-tale-of-the-dragon/article1964349/

15. 2,000-year-old black coral found in Gulf of Mexico:
http://www.global-adventures.us/2011/04/01/black-coral/

16. Dive into Expedition Week! Shark men:
http://deepseanews.com/2011/04/dive-into-expedition-week/

17. Atlantis—in a swamp?
http://www2.macleans.ca/2011/03/28/atlantis%E2%80%94in-a-swamp/

18. Odyssey hunts nazi-torpedoed ship’s $260 million of silver [commercial salvage: S.S. “Gairsoppa”]
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-03-29/odyssey-hunts-nazi-torpedoed-ship-with-260-million-of-silver.html
http://community.nasdaq.com/News/2011-03/odyssey-marine-exploration-omex-gears-up-for-treasure-hunts.aspx?storyid=68622
http://www.streetinsider.com/Analyst+Comments/Odyssey+Marine+(OMEX)+Jumps+Higher+After+Search+For+$260+Million+in+Silver+Highlighted/6393985.html

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Dr Wendy van Duivenvoorde
Department of Maritime Archaeology | Shipwreck Galleries | Western Australian Museum