Monday, August 29, 2011

Special thanks to Denise Kuijlaars, Susan Langley, Victor Mastone, Alexandre Monteiro, and Hanna Steyne  for sending in news items.

1. Archaeologists research 1619 shipwreck off Bermuda [interview with Piotr Bojakowski on "Warwick"]:
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11233/1168455-37-0.stm?cmpid=travel.xml

2. Letter: Teddy found wreck [more on "Warwick"]:
http://bermudasun.bm/main.asp?SectionID=4&SubSectionID=135&ArticleID=53881

3. The Ghosts of the “Mary Rose” [for those who missed it on tv last night]:
http://www.sbs.com.au/documentary/program/theghostsofmaryrose/index

4. The man who ate his boots: the doomed quest for the Northwest Passage:
http://www.thenational.ae/arts-culture/books/the-man-who-ate-his-boots-the-doomed-quest-for-the-northwest-passage

5. Interesting survey finds by RPM in Sicily this year (two rams and a bronze helmet):
http://rpmnautical.org/

6. Amfora’s Cousteau terug in zee [in Dutch: Amphorae from Cousteau returned to the sea]:
http://nos.nl/artikel/265859-amforas-cousteau-terug-in-zee.html
http://historiek.net/actueel/amforas-cousteau-teruggegeven-aan-de-zee-4983

7. Archaeologists discover Roman port in Wales:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2011/aug/23/archaeologists-discover-roman-port-wales?intcmp=239
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2029532/Roman-port-unearthed-soldiers-launched-invasion-Wales-2-000-years-ago.html
http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/2011/08/24/romans-who-conquered-wales-may-have-landed-at-caerleon-91466-29291545/
http://www.newswales.co.uk/?section=Culture&F=1&id=22171
http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-08-lost-roman-port-wales.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-14628286

8. Roman shipwreck full of wine jars discovered:
http://articles.boston.com/2011-08-23/news/29919232_1_rpm-nautical-foundation-amphoras-albanian
http://www.science20.com/cool-links/1st_century_bc_roman_wreck_full_wine_jars_found_water_albania-81898
http://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2011/08/roman-shipwreck-full-of-wine-jars-discovered/
http://www.dawn.com/2011/08/22/roman-wreck-full-of-wine-jars-found-off-albania.html
http://www.miamiherald.com/2011/08/22/2369979/roman-wreck-full-of-wine-jars.html
http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=50010
http://news.discovery.com/history/shipwreck-amphoras-110825.html
http://www.dnaindia.com/scitech/report_first-century-bc-roman-shipwreck-that-carried-wine-jars-found_1580086
http://www.artmediaagency.com/en/27144/roman-shipwreck-found-off-albania/
http://www.pressherald.com/news/nationworld/wreck-of-roman-cargo-ship-found-off-albanias-coast_2011-08-23.html
http://www.stuff.co.nz/world/europe/5490870/Roman-shipwreck-full-of-wine-jars-found
htp://www.newser.com/article/d9p99ub00/2100-year-old-roman-shipwreck-with-hundreds-of-wine-jars-found-off-albanias-coast.html
http://www.kspr.com/sns-bc-eu–albania-ancientshipwreck,0,2934440.story

9. Best preserved shipwreck found at İstanbul’s Yenikapı:
http://www.todayszaman.com/news-255175-best-preserved–shipwreck-found-at-istanbuls-yenikapi.html

10. Relics of a 5,000-year-old port found in southern Turkey:
http://www.worldbulletin.net/?aType=haber&ArticleID=77965

11. Ship’s story revealed in 435-year-old wreckage [feature on Edward von der Porten's work]:
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2011/08/22/MN6P1KP7CN.DTL#ixzz1VxFbdrTP

12. The last battle of the “Cassin Young”:
http://articles.boston.com/2011-08-28/lifestyle/29939035_1_dry-dock-historic-ship-uss-constitution

13. Check out article “Protecting under water cultural heritage”:
http://www.digitalwavepublishing.com/pubs/nwm/marinenews/201108/

14. Franklin ships remain unfound:
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/story/2011/08/26/nunavut-franklin-ships.html

15. More on the Namibia shipwreck:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9AWA9B9c588

16. US divers explore WWII ship wrecks:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4H7E0mA_rmg&NR=1

17. Divers off N.C. coast go on a high-tech ghost hunt:
http://hamptonroads.com/2011/08/divers-nc-coast-go-hightech-ghost-hunt
http://www.oceantreasures.org/blog,divers-off-n-c-coast-go-on-a-high-tech-ghost-hunt,991757355.html

18. Family seeks closure from WWII off NC coast:
http://www.newstimes.com/news/article/Family-seeks-closure-from-WWII-off-NC-coast-1962518.php
http://www.salon.com/wires/us/2011/08/13/D9P3C0B81_va_wwii_shipwreck_memorial/index.html
http://www.newsvine.com/_news/2011/08/13/7365210-family-seeks-closure-from-wwii-off-nc-coast
http://news.officialwire.com/main.php?action=posted_news&rid=24236&catid=60

19. WWII Shipwreck Memorial [images]:
http://www.apimages.com/Search.aspx?st=k&remem=x&kw=dixie+arrow&intv=None

20. Underwater robotics laboratory to enable scientists conduct marine research:
http://www.azorobotics.com/news.aspx?newsID=1973
http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news-Underwater-Robotics-Lab-for-Environmental-Monitoring-082611.aspx?xmlmenuid=51

21. Scanners reveal a wreck on the bottom of Lake Geneva:
http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-08-scanners-reveal-bottom-la

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