Monday, January 24, 2011

Special thanks to Ross Anderson and Susan Langley for sending in news items. Best, Wendy

1. The making of a canoe [Mari Nawi: Aboriginal Odysseys 1790-1850]:
http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/events/exhibitions/2010/mari_nawi/canoe/canoehtml

2. Fisherman barely escapes surging river [little off topic]:
http://www.abc.net.au/news/video/2011/01/20/3117748.htm

3. “Duyfken” secure in Brisbane River:
http://www.cairns.com.au/article/2011/01/13/144345_local-news.html

4. Diving the historic PS “Clonmel” wreck:
http://www.agnesmilowka.com/index.php/2011-january/117-diving-historic-clonmel-wreck.html

Interesting blog: http://www.agnesmilowka.com/

5. Edo Castle stones found in Sagami Bay, Japan:
http://www.yomiuri.co.jp/dy/national/T110117003127.htm

6. O Galeão São Paulo – Seixal – 1589 [Filipe Castro & Pepper Wreck]:
http://galeao-do-seixal.blogspot.com/

7. Ancient silver coins on display at Galle Marine Archaeology Museum [Great Basses]:
http://printdailymirror.lk/news/provincial-news/33325.html

8. Pilar Luna, Pioneer of Mexican Underwater Archaeology, given J.C. Harrington Award:
http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=44326

9. Will “Titanic: vanish right before our eyes?
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/21134540/vp/41092306#41092306

10. Noah’s Ark “he said, she said”: Hoax confession now denied:
http://michaelsheiser.com/PaleoBabble/2011/01/noahs-ark-he-said-she-said-hoax-confession-now-denied/

11. Correction: Shipwreck discovered story [more on the USS "Revenge"]:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2011/01/18/AR2011011802806.html

12. More on the “PeeDee”:
http://www.dailygamecock.com/news/item/223-usc-archaeologists-find-civil-war-boat

13. EPA to seek divers for sunken tug in Lake Champlain:
http://www.vpr.net/news_detail/89806/

14. Die Florida Keys & Key West präsentieren sich auf der ‘boot 2011′ [in German]:
http://diveinside.de/aktuell_Die_Florida_Keys___Key_West_praesentieren_sich_auf_der…_4341.html

15. Side-scan sonar demonstration [GeoAcoustics]:
http://www.hydro-international.com/news/id4453-Sidescan_Sonar_Demonstration.html

16. Shipwrecked whisky to go on display at Liverpool Maritime Museum:
http://www.clickliverpool.com/culture/culture/1212181-shipwrecked-whiskey-to-go-on-display-at-liverpool-maritime-museum.html

17. World’s oldest Heidsieck champagne found in shipwreck [more on...]:
http://cosmiclog.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2011/01/18/5871361-third-brand-of-antique-bubbly-found
http://www.googlecom/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5hpYud37EEIr7VxcPCVPlEFbhzj7w?docId=CNG9d98f5078c22208156a5fddb2195a4d0.131

http://www.hs.fi/english/article/Experts+identify+third+brand+of+champagne+among+bottles+rescued+from+sea/1135263130826

http://www.yle.fi/uutiset/news/2011/01/new_champagne_brand_found_in_aland_shipwreck_2294380.html

18. Ship of gold in the deep blue sea; Discovery of the SS “Central America”:
http://www.islandsunnews.com/Sanibel/0120.html

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