Monday, August 8, 2011

Special thanks to Alexandre Monteiro, Susan Langley, Mark Staniforth, and Ole Varmer for sending in news items.

1. Spanish Armada ship found off Donegal Coast [Ireland]:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk -northern-ireland-14418698
http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/ireland/2011/0806/1224301949590.html
http://www.examiner.ie/ireland/sunken-armada-vessel-discovered-off-coast-163413.html

2. Spitfire treasure retrieved from Donegal bog:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-14421581

3. Dive Survey at wreck site of RMS “Lusitania” [pdf file]:
http://www.dttas.ie/upload/general/13317-MARINE_NOTICE_NO_40__OF_2011___DIVE_SURVEY_AT_LUSITANIA_WRECK-1.PDF

4. Summary of responses to the consultation seeking views on HMS “Victory: 1744: Options for the management of the wreck site:
http://www.culture.gov.uk/consultations/8302.aspx

5. Sea tanks off Isle of Wight coast ‘should be protected':
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hampshire-14327247

6. Opgraving scheepswrak Flevoland afgerond [Excavation shipwreck in Flevoland, Netherlands, finalised-in Dutch]:
http://www.transport-online.nl/site/nieuws-spoorluchtzee/index.php?news=1670
http://www.nieuwsbank.nl/inp/2011/08/05/R103.htm
http://www.couturekrant.nl/nieuws/8-nieuws-a-tv/607-scheepswrak-flevoland-werpt-nieuw-licht-op-de-80-jarige-oorlog.html

7. Ancient connections bring a modern rapprochement:
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/28/world/middleeast/28iht-M28-TURKEY-MUSEUM.html

8. Museum restoring USS “Monitor”’s engine”:
http://indianajen.com/2011/08/06/museum-restoring-uss-monitors-engine/

9. The ghost ships of Royston [Canada]:
http://www.canada.com/vancouversun/news/westcoastnews/story.html?id=3c998dce-5853-4a6c-ab97-d3d20fb8255a

10. The World Trade Center ship, from stern to stem:
http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/08/05/the-world-trade-center-ship-from-stern-to-stem/

11. Second piece of historic ship discovered at World Trade Center site:
http://www.dnainfo.com/20110804/downtown/second-piece-of-historic-ship-discovered-at-wtc-site

12. The wealth of knowledge:
http://staugustineunderground.net/2011/staugustine/news/florida/the-wealth-of-knowledge/2067/

13. Video updates and news from Robert Ballard and Katherine Croff Bell’s Nautilus Live: http://www.nautiluslive.org/video/2011/08/06/news-update-august-6

14. State works to preserve artifacts from sunken blockade runners:
http://www.starnewsonline.com/article/20110807/ARTICLES/110809735/1177?Title=State-works-to-preserve-artifacts-from-sunken-blockade-runners

15. Replica ship made in Spain headed to St. Augustine:
http://www.miamiherald.com/2011/08/06/2347554/replica-ship-made-in-spain-headed.html
http://www.bradenton.com/2011/08/07/3403019/replica-ship-headed-to-st-augustine.html

16. Chestatee River diving bell [1875]:
http://www.divingbell.org/Home_Page.php

17. More on Captain Henry Morgan’s ship:
http://news.discovery.com/history/captain-morgans-pirate-ship-found-110806.html
http://gizmodo.com/5828429/archaeologists-believe-theyve-found-captain-morgans-shipwreck
http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/underwater-archaeologists-discover-shipwreck-believed-to-be-from-captain-henry-morgans-lost-fleet-126776523.html

18. Researchers find barge wreck in Grand Traverse Bay [Michigan]:
http://www.greenwichtime.com/news/article/Researchers-find-barge-wreck-in-Grand-Traverse-Bay-1737109.php

19. Updates on the Institute of Nautical Archaeology projects blog page:
http://inadiscover.com/blogs/

20. Ancient first-aid kit discovered in shipwreck [old news resurfacing]:
http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Global-News/2011/0805/Ancient-first-aid-kit-discovered-in-shipwreck

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