Monday, January 3, 2011

This week’s nautical news. First one of 2011! Best, Wendy

1. Inspired horse tales of ocean survival [little off topic]:
http://www.smh.com.au/sport/horseracing/inspired-horse-tales-of-ocean-survival-20110101-19ci7.html

2. Elements expose wrecked steamer ["Waitangi" New Zealand]:
http://www.stuff.co.nz/taranaki-daily-news/news/4504423/Elements-expose-wrecked-steamer

3. Maya pools await diving explorers:
http://www.usatoday.com/tech/science/columnist/vergano/2011-01-02-cara-blanca_N.htm

4. Hot Majors for 2011 [Ohhhh. It starts like this: "Forget about globalization studies or underwater archaeology...."]:
http://www.walletpop.com/2010/12/30/hot-majors-for-2011/

5. Shifting sands reveal 102-year-old shipwreck off Rockaway Beach:
http://www.oregonlive.com/pacific-northwest-news/index.ssf/2010/12/shifting_sands_reveal_102-year-old_shipwreck_off_rockaway_beach.html

6. Orleans’ Quinn has clue to Chatham shipwreck mystery:
http://www.wickedlocal.com/orleans/news/x1808783623/Orleans-Quinn-has-clue-to-Chatham-shipwreck-mystery

7. Gunboat discovery comes after years of sightings, botched efforts [more on CSS "Pee Dee"]:
http://www.free-times.com/index.php?cat=1992912064025693&ShowArticle_ID=11012812100837564

8. The history maker [on the "Phoenicia" voyage]:
http://www.dorsetecho.co.uk/news/countdownto2012/de2012news/8764448.The_history_maker/

9. Ancient treasure ships and Oman voyage – From China to Arabia :
http://www.english.globalarabnetwork.com/201012318476/Travel/ancient-treasure-ships-and-oman-voyage-from-china-to-arabia.html

10. Could you invest and find real sunken treasure?
http://www.thisismoney.co.uk/investing/article.html?in_article_id=520699&in_page_id=166

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Dr Wendy van Duivenvoorde