Monday, February 21, 2011

Special thanks to Hanna Steyne for sending in news items.

1. Shipwreck found at last [SS "Cambria" off Western Australia]:
http://www.inmycommunity.com.au/news-and-views/local-news/Shipwreck-found-at-last/7584076/

2. Netherlands ANCODS collection handover at the Shipwreck Galleries–Western Australian Museum:
http://www.museum.wa.gov.au/about/latest-news/priceless-dutch-shipwreck-collection-handed-wa-museum
http://www.museum.wa.gov.au/maritime-archaeology-db/ancods

3. Historic underwater gear now a museum piece:
http://www.standard.net.au/news/local/news/general/historic-underwater-gear-now-a-museum-piece/2078563.aspx

4. The whalers have been shut down!
http://www.seashepherd.org/news-and-media/editorial-110216-1.html

5. The Zea Harbour Project:
http://www.zeaharbourproject.dk/

6. The moment Britain became an island:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-12244964

7. Visitors get access to Henry VIII’s warship “Mary Rose”:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hampshire-12514642

8. Irish medieval fishing site will be ‘lost to the tide’:
http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-02-irish-medieval-fishing-site-lost.html

9. Monograph Series available for download [Marine Environmental Protection Fund (MEPF)]:
http://www.alsf-mepf.org.uk/downloads/documents/monograph-series.aspx

10. A triangular trade in heritage:
http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20110219/ISLAND/702199921/-1/Island

11. Underwater archaeology team helps preserve N.C. maritime history:
http://www.starnewsonline.com/article/20110218/ARTICLES/110219618/-1/sports03?Title=Underwater-archaeology-team-helps-preserve-N-C-maritime-history
http://hamptonroads.com/2011/02/wellpreserved-ship-remnants-found-outer-banks

12. Skull in underwater cave may be earliest trace of First Americans:
http://blogs.nationalgeographic.com/blogs/news/chiefeditor/2011/02/skull-in-mexico-cave-may-be-oldest-american-found.html

13. Nautical archaeologist David Switzer to share details of what happened to sunken Navy sub:
http://www.newhampshire.com/article.aspx?headline=Nautical+archaeologist+David+Switzer+to+share+details+of+what+happened+to+sunken+Navy+sub&articleid=3985

14. Atlantis found in coast of Africa [it must be that time again...]:
http://news.carrentals.co.uk/atlantis-found-in-coast-of-africa-34238770.html

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Dr Wendy van Duivenvoorde
Department of Maritime Archaeology | Shipwreck Galleries | Western Australian Museum