Monday, August 1, 2011

Special thanks to Victor Mastone, Susan Langley, Rhonda Steel, Hanna Steyne, and Ole Varmer  for sending in news items.

1. Gold rush ship yields its treasures:
http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/gold-rush-ship-yields-its-treasures-20110717-1hk4o.html

2. Gold on the wreck of the Royal Charter travelling Melbourne – UK:
http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/2011/07/18/tragic-historic-shipwreck-begins-to-give-up-a-rich-treasure-of-gold-91466-29070968/

3. The lost fleet of Kublai Khan (interview with Mark Staniforth):
http://www.latrobe.edu.au/news/articles/2011/podcasts/the-lost-fleet-of-kublai-khan/transcript

4. Marine archaeology [interview with Mark Staniforth]:
http://www.latrobe.edu.au/news/articles/2011/podcasts/marine-archaeology/transcript
5. Bones found on Quebec coastline could be from shipwreck:
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/quebec/bones-found-on-gasp-coast-could-be-of-1847-shipwreck-victims/article2102896/?from=sec431

6. China sends ‘dragon’ to the depth of the sea:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-14299416

7. The great teddy bear shipwreck mystery:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-14231337

8. Cod stick to their own shipwreck:
http://esciencenews.com/sources/science.daily/2011/07/05/cod.stick.their.own.shipwreck
http://www.oceanographers.net/forums/showthread.php?3139-Cod-stick-to-their-own-shipwreck
http://www.xray-mag.com/fr/content/cod-stick-their-own-shipwreck
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110705103544.htm

9. New stamps show Jersey shipwrecks:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-jersey-14110065

10. Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum’S New Webpage, Just for Kids!
http://www.thebaynet.com/news/index.cfm/fa/viewstory/story_ID/23458
http://www.jefpat.org/JPPMArchaelogyKidsSite/index-kidsarch.html

11. £97m “Titanic” Belfast attraction takes shape:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-14391642

12. 2011 Fieldschool [Hedvig Sophia], Germany [Maritime Archaeology Programme at the University of Southern Denmark]:
http://www.maritimearchaeology.dk/

13. Is this Captain Henry Morgan’s ship hull?
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-14391855

14. Historic gunboat to be moved this week:
http://www.recorder.ca/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=3241119

15. Archaeologists give tentative name to shipwreck:
http://www.bastropenterprise.com/features/x555031272/Archaeologists-give-tentative-name-to-shipwreck

16. Dr Joe Flatman: Conserving Marine Cultural Heritage:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L0biEvEtohg&feature=player_embedded#at=320

17. Isle of Wight’s sunken World War II tanks studied:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hampshire-14322864

18. Deep Sea Detectives” at the Royal Navy Submarine Museum, Gosport:
http://www.aboutmyarea.co.uk/Hampshire/Gosport/PO13/News/Whats-On/202459-Deep-Sea-Detectives-at-the-Royal-Navy-Submarine-Museum-Gosport

19. It’s big, it’s blue and it’s right here on our doorstep:
http://www.portsmouth.co.uk/lifestyle/tn2-saturday/a-weekend-with/it_s_big_it_s_blue_and_it_s_right_here_on_our_doorstep_1_2912246

20. Odyssey’s Gairsoppa Shipwreck Project Underway [commercial salvage]:
http://treasureworks.com/forums/32-shipwreck-hunting/2907-odysseys-gairsoppa-shipwreck-project-underway
http://www.maritime-executive.com/pressrelease/odyssey-s-gairsoppa-shipwreck-project-underway
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/07/28/idUS151501+28-Jul-2011+GNW20110728

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