Monday, February 20, 2012

Special thanks to Susan Langley, Victor Mastone, and Chris Merritt for sending in news items.

1. Shipwreck expert looks back on a brilliant career [Interview with Graeme Henderson]:
http://www.abc.net.au/rural/telegraph/content/2012/s3430460.htm?site=perth

2. Obituary David Cates Switzer:
http://www.mayhewfuneralhomes.com/?menuitem=330&siteid=50&action=1&value=12&obituaries_action=2&obituaryid=115111
http://www.blogstaugustinelighthouse.org/blog/2012/02/

3. Solent’s Stone Age village ‘had modern high street links':
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hampshire-17046338

4. Hampshire archaeologists discover Stone Age boatyard:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hampshire-17060174

5. Sunken British ships are focus of Newport archaeology project:
http://www.jamestownpress.com/news/2012-02-16/Front_Page/Sunken_British_ships_are_focus_of_Newport_archaeol.html

6. Perry’s “Revenge” may be located:
http://articles.philly.com/2012-02-12/news/31052457_1_sunken-ship-reef-shipwreck

7. ‘All here under our noses':
http://www.srpressgazette.com/news/noses-15014–.html

8. In Lunenburg, a new Bluenose gets set for sea:
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/in-lunenburg-a-new-bluenose-gets-set-for-sea/article2338710/

9. The man who thought like a ship: Forthcoming biography on the legendary J. Richard “Dick” Steffy:
http://inadiscover.com/publications/tamu_press/the_man_who_thought_like_a_ship/

10. Shipwrecks provide window to the past:
http://www.chron.com/default/article/Shipwrecks-provide-window-to-the-past-2754920.php#photo-2192297

11. The Kyrenia Ship Project:
http://www.pasthorizons.tv/kyrenia-shipwreck-project/

12. Obituary Gerhard Kapitän:
http://wedigboats.wordpress.com/2011/12/13/obituary-for-gerhard-kapitan-in-english/

13. New book documents fruits of Yenikapı excavations:
http://www.todayszaman.com/news-271534-new-book-documents-fruits-of-yenikapi–excavations.html

14. Construction team finds shipwreck at V&A Waterfront [South Africa]:
http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/construction-team-finds-shipwreck-at-va-waterfront-2012-02-16

15. Heritage & Tourism: Bermuda’s first century:
http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20120218/ISLAND09/702189991/0

16. Family matters: Stories behind Atlantic rum runners:
http://www.thebruns.ca/articles/51587

17. Developer to demo data visualisation software:
http://www.voxy.co.nz/technology/developer-demo-data-visualisation-software/5/115046

18. Old shipwrecks found in Greek waters:
http://greece.greekreporter.com/2012/02/15/old-shipwrecks-found-in-greek-waters/

19. Deep-sea explorer Dr. Robert Ballard comes to Chattanooga:
http://www.chattanoogan.com/2012/2/15/219216/Deep-Sea-Explorer-Dr.-Robert-Ballard.aspx
http://www.nooga.com/153789/deep-sea-archeologist-explorer-recruiting-in-chattanooga/

20. British war graves [shipwrecks]:
http://www.undercurrent.org/blog/2012/02/06/british-war-graves/

21. Editor’s Notebook: There’s a giant graveyard to our west:
http://www.dailyastorian.com/opinion/columns/editor-s-notebook-there-s-a-giant-graveyard-to-our/article_c2e4fdc8-5987-11e1-99d9-001871e3ce6c.html

22. Odyssey Marine must hand over 1804 shipwreck treasure to Spain, judge says:
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-02-17/odyssey-marine-ordered-to-hand-shipwreck-treasure-to-spain.html
http://articles.boston.com/2012-02-17/news/31072276_1_florida-deep-sea-explorers-coins-and-other-artifacts-nuestra-senora
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/americas/2012/02/20122186547857739.html
http://www.philly.com/philly/news/nation_world/139558663.html
http://www.businessweek.com/news/2012-02-18/odyssey-marine-must-give-spain-shipwreck-treasure-judge-says.html
http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_19988906
http://tvnz.co.nz/world-news/sunken-600m-treasure-loot-going-home-4730071
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2012/02/17/MNKV1N9AVQ.DTL

23. Odyssey Marine Exploration executes agreement With the maritime heritage foundation for Admiral Balchin’s HMS “Victory” shipwreck:
http://www.bizjournals.com/tampabay/news/2012/02/02/odyssey-marine-signs-hms-victory.html
http://gcaptain.com/deal-struck-salvage-worlds-valuable/?39141
http://seekingalpha.com/article/339551-the-best-way-to-play-odyssey-marine-and-shipwreck-exploration
http://www.marketwatch.com/story/odyssey-marine-exploration-executes-agreement-with-the-maritime-heritage-foundation-for-admiral-balchins-hms-victory-shipwreck-2012-02-02
http://sluggerotoole.com/2012/02/02/odyssey-marine-to-recover-victory-but-lose-black-swan-treasure/

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