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]: -northern-ireland-14418698

2. Spitfire treasure retrieved from Donegal bog:

3. Dive Survey at wreck site of RMS “Lusitania” [pdf file]:

4. Summary of responses to the consultation seeking views on HMS “Victory: 1744: Options for the management of the wreck site:

5. Sea tanks off Isle of Wight coast ‘should be protected’:

6. Opgraving scheepswrak Flevoland afgerond [Excavation shipwreck in Flevoland, Netherlands, finalised-in Dutch]:

7. Ancient connections bring a modern rapprochement:

8. Museum restoring USS “Monitor”’s engine”:

9. The ghost ships of Royston [Canada]:

10. The World Trade Center ship, from stern to stem:

11. Second piece of historic ship discovered at World Trade Center site:

12. The wealth of knowledge:

13. Video updates and news from Robert Ballard and Katherine Croff Bell’s Nautilus Live:

14. State works to preserve artifacts from sunken blockade runners:

15. Replica ship made in Spain headed to St. Augustine:

16. Chestatee River diving bell [1875]:

17. More on Captain Henry Morgan’s ship:

18. Researchers find barge wreck in Grand Traverse Bay [Michigan]:

19. Updates on the Institute of Nautical Archaeology projects blog page:

20. Ancient first-aid kit discovered in shipwreck [old news resurfacing]:


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