Monday, July 4, 2011

Special thanks to Adrian Brown, Susan Langley, and Jennifer McKinnon sending in news items.

1. WWII Maritime Heritage Trail: Battle of Saipan:
http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/home.php?sk=group_120863607992582&ap=1

2. Ceremony to mark start of works to transport “City of Adelaide” to Australia:
http://cityofadelaide.org.au/ceremony-to-mark-start-of-works-27-june-2011.html

3. Sackler Gallery postpones controversial “Shipwreck” show  [Smithsonian]:
http://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/06/28/shipwreck-show-postponed/>
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/arts-post/post/sackler-gallery-postpones-controversial-shipwreck-show/2011/06/28/AGbb9fpH_blog.html
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/art/blog/2011/06/wednesdays-art-notes-76.html

4. Back to the Bajo [INA’s 7th-century BC shipwreck excavation]:
http://inadiscover.com/blogs/campana-project/

5. ‘Ships’ presents a unique view [Review of “Ships From The Depths: Deepwater Archaeology”]:
http://galvestondailynews.com/story/240850

6. Two century’s-old cannon raised from St. Augustine shipwreck:
http://jacksonville.com/video/news/florida/2011-06-28/watch-two-centurys-old-cannon-raised-st-augustine-shipwreck
http://www.firstcoastnews.com/news/article/209183/3/Shipwreck-Cannon-Raised-off-St-Augustine
http://m.jacksonville.com/news/metro/2011-06-28/story/shipwreck-yields-cannon-st-augustine-coast

7. Archaeologists find mystery shipwreck:
http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2011/06/28/dnt.cannon.raised.from.sea.WJXT?iref=allsearch

8. Team of archaeologists scour Escatawpa River floor for Moss Point’s town cannon:
http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/cd26cf76657547c68f44f88c6157ddb7/MS–Moss-Point-Cannon/

9. NOAA and Navy to conduct archaeological survey of 2 Civil War shipwrecks in Hampton Roads, Va.:
http://www.firstscience.com/home/news/archaeology/noaa-and-navy-to-conduct-archaeological-survey-of-2-civil-war-shipwrecks-in-hampton-roads-va_108554.html

10. Photo album: ANCHOR Cemetery, coast of Tavia, Portugal:
http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.212069915501147.49478.100000944206857
http://www.panoramio.com/photo/51483904?source=wapi&referrer=kh.google.com

11. Search continues in Canada’s North for lost ships of Franklin expedition:
http://www.news1130.com/news/national/article/247997–search-continues-in-canada-s-north-for-lost-ships-of-franklin-expedition

12. Bid to use sonar to map Civil War, WWII shipwrecks:
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700148399/Bid-to-use-sonar-to-map-Civil-War-WWII-shipwrecks.html

13. A Crusader town emerges under an old Israeli port [more on]:
http://www.carrollcountytimes.com/features/religion/a-crusader-town-emerges-under-an-old-israeli-port/article_868a0c42-a1b8-11e0-8399-001cc4c002e0.html

14. Magnetometer is a hit with archaeologists and divers:
http://www.maritime-executive.com/pressrelease/magnetometer-is-a-hit-with-archaeologists-and-divers

15. Bulgarian archaeologist: Biblical deluge might boost Black Sea tourism:
http://www.novinite.com/view_news.php?id=129644

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