Monday, June 27, 2011

Special thanks to Bob Conrich and Susan Langley for sending in news items.

1. Newport diver helps end maritime mystery [Peter Taylor]:
http://hobsons-bay-leader.whereilive.com.au/news/story/newport-diver-helps-end-maritime-mystery/

2. New book. Ships from the Depths: Deepwater Archaeology:
http://galvestondailynews.com/story/240850

3. Egypt unearthing ancient boat found near pyramid. Excavation begins on 4,500-year-old wooden vessel buried next to pharaoh Khufu :
http://www.drhawass.com/blog/uncovering-second-solar-boat-giza
http://news.discovery.com/history/buried-pharaonic-boat-110623.html
http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=48543
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2011/06/pictures/110624-egypt-wooden-solar-boat-sun-discovered-pyramids-science-archaeology/
http://www.theage.com.au/world/archaeologists-unearth-ancient-boat-20110624-1gjib.html
http://www.sis.gov.eg/En/Story.aspx?sid=56448
http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-06-archaeologists-ancient-egyptian-ship.html
http://detnews.com/article/20110624/NATION/106240350/1020/rss09
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/43511639/ns/technology_and_science-science/
http://www.ajc.com/news/nation-world/egypt-to-restore-ancient-985487.html
http://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/9/40/14861/Heritage/Ancient-Egypt/Khufu%E2%80%99s-second-solar-boat-revealed.aspx
http://beta.news.yahoo.com/archaeologists-raise-ancient-egyptian-ship-185807393.html
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english2010/sci/2011-06/24/c_13946808.htm

4. 9th century Viking skeletal remains found in Dublin: Ancient skulls and bones found near the Viking port of Lusk:
http://www.irishcentral.com/news/9th-century-Viking-skeletal-remains-found-in-Dublin-124154204.html
http://www.independent.ie/breaking-news/national-news/workers-find-ancient-burial-ground-2800228.html

5. 18th-century ship cannons retrieved from bottom of Baltic Sea:
http://www.maritime-executive.com/article/18th-century-ship-cannons-retrieved-from-bottom-of-baltic-sea
http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=48473
http://www.newser.com/story/121481/cannons-baltic-sea-shipwreck-three-18th-century-cannons-recovered-from-sunken-ship.html

6. Wreck team toasts discovery of wine stash [“Mary Celestia”]:
http://bermudasun.bm/main.asp?SectionID=24&SubsectionID=270&ArticleID=52765
http://bernews.com/2011/06/photos-150-yr-old-wine-found-in-shipwreck/
http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20110623/NEWS/110629987/1001/business

7. Crusader town emerges under old Israeli port:
http://www.newser.com/article/d9o0t19o1/under-the-old-port-city-of-acre-in-israel-a-much-older-city-comes-to-life.html
http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5glF1N5HfjwwHkDdqCVYHiLkxGRog?docId=e6b769e207634deabec80f51a12af876

8. Yenikapı metro dig reveals fifth-century shipwreck:
http://www.todayszaman.com/news-248287-yenikapi-metro-dig-reveals-fifth-century-shipwreck.html
http://www.theepochtimes.com/n2/science/fifth-century-ship-uncovered-during-subway-dig-in-istanbul-58159.html

9. INA’s Kizilburun project blog:
http://inadiscover.com/blogs/kizilburun-project/

10. Canadian lake yields microscopic clues about submerged archaeological sites:
http://www.pasthorizons.com/index.php/archives/06/2011/canadian-lake-yields-microscopic-clues-about-submerged-archaeological-sites

11. Workers rotate confederate sub upright for first time in almost 150 years [“Hunley”]:
http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=48439

12. Yellow submarine canvassing sunken piece of state history [SS “Governor”, 1921]:
http://www.komonews.com/news/local/124398394.html
http://articles.sfgate.com/2011-06-22/news/29693379_1_sunken-ship-oil-tanker-submarine
http://www.peninsuladailynews.com/article/20110624/news/306249985/little-yellow-submarine-fights-tide-currents-to-wreck-of-of-old
http://www.kplu.org/list/term/2314
http://www.peninsuladailynews.com/article/20110622/news/306229981/sub-to-make-first-dive-to-90-year-old-shipwreck-today
http://www.ptleader.com/main.asp?SectionID=36&SubSectionID=55&ArticleID=29480
http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2011/jun/22/nw-today-submarine-exploring-sunken-ship/

13. Puget Sound shipwreck could help prevent oil spill [more on SS “Governore”]:
http://www.king5.com/news/local/Puget-Sound-Wreck-Helps-Prevent-Oil-Spill-124522229.html

14. Trunk that survived 1635 shipwreck on display at Colonial Pemaquid :
http://www.wgme.com/template/inews_wire/wires.regional.me/277a6fae-www.wgme.com.shtml
http://www.greenfieldreporter.com/view/story/01b1deaab97343ae9af698c01daf8a00/ME–Shipwreck-Trunk/
http://bangordailynews.com/2011/06/23/living/trunk-that-survived-1635-shipwreck-on-display-at-colonial-pemaquid/

15. Documenting local ‘Shipwrecks’:
http://poststar.com/lifestyles/article_012775a6-9eb8-11e0-b91b-001cc4c03286.html

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

17. $500K Emerald ring discovered in 17th century shipwreck [commercial salvage]:
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/43528025/ns/technology_and_science-science/
http://abcnews.go.com/Business/slideshow/outrageously-expensive-everyday-items-emerald-ring-2579104
http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=news/bizarre&id=8211397
http://latino.foxnews.com/latino/lifestyle/2011/06/24/treasure-divers-find-gold-ring-from-17th-century-sunken-ship/
http://www.miamiherald.com/2011/06/24/2283273/treasure-hunters-in-the-keys-find.html
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2011/06/23/national/a160954D48.DTL
http://www.seattlepi.com/news/article/Treasure-divers-find-antique-ring-off-Florida-Keys-1437892.php

18. Odyssey Marine Exploration closes public offering of $16.8 million common stock [commercial salvage]:
http://www.rttnews.com/Content/QuickFacts.aspx?Id=1651104&SM=1
http://www.zacks.com/research/get_news.php?id=173l6902
http://www.zacks.com/research/get_news.php?id=174l7774
http://www.marketwatch.com/story/b-riley-acts-as-co-manager-in-168-million-public-stock-offering-for-odyssey-marine-exploration-2011-06-22?reflink=MW_news_stmp
http://www.marketwatch.com/story/odyssey-announces-successful-closing-of-168-million-public-offering-of-common-stock-2011-06-21?reflink=MW_news_stmp

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Wendy van Duivenvoorde, PhD
Lecturer in Maritime Archaeology
Flinders University