Monday, March 14, 2011

Special thanks to Ross Anderson, Peter Bell, and Susan Langley for sending in news items.

1. Guestroom – Dr Silvano Jung, maritime archaeologist:
http://www.abc.net.au/local/audio/2011/02/22/3145659.htm?site=darwin

2. Bombing of Darwin’s forgotten casualty a tourism hot spot:
http://ext.cdu.edu.au/newsroom/a/2010/Pages/110221-BombingofDarwin.aspx

3. Sea gives up secrets of the deep [Western Australia]:
http://au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/a/-/breaking/8969205/sea-gives-up-secrets-of-the-deep/
http://www.inmycommunity.com.au/news-and-views/local-news/Treasure-trove-lies-beneath-surface/7586304/

4. Footage from a dive on a 58-metre wreck in the Rottnest Graveyard west of Rottnest:
http://vimeo.com/20704898

5. Historic shipwrecks around Australia:
http://www.australiangeographic.com.au/journal/historic-shipwrecks-around-australia.htm

6. Shipwreck ASIA: Thematic Studies in East Asian Maritime Archaeology [edited by Jun Kimura, 2010]:
http://www.shipwreckasia.org/download/

7. California artifacts reveal 12,000 year old sea culture:
http://www.nature.com/news/2011/110303/full/news.2011.135.html
http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-03-california-islands-evidence-early-seafaring.html
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/08/science/08obsea.html
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/41894886/ns/technology_and_science-science/
http://articles.latimes.com/2011/mar/05/science/la-sci-channel-islands-food-20110305
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-12646364
http://www.examiner.com/paelenotology-science-news-in-national/california-artifacts-reveal-12-000-year-old-sea-culture
http://www.usnews.com/science/articles/2011/03/04/california-islands-give-up-evidence-of-early-seafaring.html
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1362813/The-seafarers-riding-surf-California-12-000-years-ago.html

8. Ship container ‘stepping stone’ risk for alien invaders [artificial reefs]:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-12718251

9. Smithsonian shipwreck exhibit draws fire from archaeologists:
http://news.sciencemag.org/scienceinsider/2011/03/smithsonian-shipwreck-exhibit.html?ref=hp
http://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/03/10/archeologists-criticize-smithsonian-over-java-objects/

10. Shipwreck exhibit stirs up storm at Smithsonian:
http://www.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/asiapcf/03/19/indonesia.wreck.smithsonian.row/

11. Ancient Arab shipwreck yields secrets of ninth-century trade [more on Smithsonian & commercial salvage]:
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/08/arts/08iht-singshow08.html
http://blogs.wsj.com/scene/2011/03/10/discovering-sunken-tang-dynasty-treasures/?mod=google_news_blog

12. Turkish PM blames archaeological ‘stuff’ for Marmaray tunnel delay:
http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/n.php?n=hh-pm-blames-archeological-findings-for-8220marmaray8221-delay-2011-02-27

13. Libya’s ‘extraordinary’ archaeology under threat:
http://www.nature.com/news/2011/110302/full/news.2011.132.html?s=news_rss

14. 700-year-old dug-out canoes fished out from Huong River (Viet Nam):
http://english.vietnamnet.vn/en/arts-entertainment/5793/700-year-old-dug-out-canoes-fished-out-from-huong-river.html

15. Scuba diver finds shipwreck near Chandrabhaga :
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bhubaneswar/Scuba-diver-finds-shipwreck-near-Chandrabhaga/articleshow/7705066.cms

16. Archaeologists from INAH conduct research at Hoyo Negro flooded cave in Quintana Roo:
http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=45551

17. Henry Morgan’s cannons found in Panama, archaeologists say:
http://www.latimes.com/news/science/la-sci-morgans-guns-20110301,0,7862074.story
http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=45419
http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-03-cannons-panama-believed-sir-henry.html
http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/nationworld/2014403186_cannon06.html
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/mar/01/cannons-could-have-belonged-to-henry-morgan

18. Yukon shipwreck yields Gold Rush tunes:
http://www.cbc.ca/news/arts/story/2011/03/01/klondike-aj-goddard-music.html
http://www.adn.com/2011/03/02/1732017/gold-rush-soundtrack-yukon-shipwreck.html

19. Texas A&M Japanese community reacting to earthquake disaster (Kotaro Yamafune, Nautical Archaeology Program):
http://www.kbtx.com/tamu/headlines/Texas_AM_Japanese_Community_Reacting_to_Earthquake_Disaster_117982694.html

20. Wreck of Gold Rush steamship “Winfield Scott” unveiled at Maritime Museum: Fabled ship on display at Santa Barbara Maritime Museum:
http://www.the-signal.com/section/114/article/41877/

21. “Titanic” uncovered [interview with David Gallo, Woods-Hole Institution]:
http://www.abc.net.au/news/video/2011/03/08/3158641.htm

22. Students help preserve history of Modern Greece warship [East Carolina University]:
http://www.starnewsonline.com/article/20110313/ARTICLES/110319844/1155?Title=Students-help-preserve-history-of-Modern-Greece-warship

23. Snowbird’s find could be part of historic shipwreck:
http://www.pnj.com/article/20110314/NEWS01/103140311/Snowbird-s-find-could-part-historic-shipwreck?odyssey=tab%7Ctopnews%7Ctext%7CFRONTPAGE

24. Lake Erie shipwreck needs rescuing: Ontario town:
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/windsor/story/2011/03/07/wdr-nessen-shipwreck-rescue.html

25. 3º Curso de iniciação e desenvolvimento em modelismo naval:
http://muleta-do-seixal-apresentacao.blogspot.com/

26. Sotheby’s London to offer the greatest collection of 20th-century British art ever to come to the market [Honor Frost’s bequest]:
http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=45526
http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/features/3462835/Treasure-hunters-going-for-gold.html

27. Prince Harry marks next milestone in “Mary Rose” history:
http://www.aboutmyarea.co.uk/Hampshire/Portsmouth/PO6/News/Local-News/191280-Prince-Harry-Marks-Next-Milestone-in-Mary-Rose-History

28. “Mary Rose” launches with new branding by StudioLR:
http://www.thedrum.co.uk/news/2011/03/03/19273-mary-rose-launches-with-new-branding-by-studiolr/

29. The Solent comes to the big screen:
http://www.prlog.org/11332427-the-solent-comes-to-the-big-screen.html

30. Looking for “Warwick” in Southampton Harbour:
http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20110319/ISLAND09/703199979/-1/Island

31. 17th century merman carving to go on display at the DIG centre in York:
http://www.yorkpress.co.uk/news/8906111.17th_century_merman_carving_to_go_on_display_in_York/

32. East Grinstead man cautioned for illegal recovery of shipwreck artefacts:
http://www.thisissussex.co.uk/news/Man-cautioned-illegal-recovery-shipwreck-artefacts/article-3285735-detail/article.html

33. No longer seaworthy, wrecked boats are recycled into furniture:
http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/03/no-longer-seaworthy-wrecked-boats-are-recycled-into-furniture.php

34. Claims aviation pioneer Earhart’s plane found in PNG:
http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2011/03/03/3154684.htm

35. The lost City of Atlantis discovered near Spain [more Atlantis silliness]:
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/03/110312135018.htm
http://www.wtnh.com/dpp/news/education/conn-scholars-research-into-atlantis-featured
http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/episode/finding-atlantis-4982/Overview
http://www.topsecretwriters.com/2011/03/the-lost-city-of-atlantis-discovered-near-spain/
http://www.torontosun.com/news/columnists/mike_strobel/2011/03/15/17629641.html
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/howaboutthat/8380621/Where-is-Atlantis.html
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/howaboutthat/8380813/What-is-Atlantis.html
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/blogs/hottopics/detail?entry_id=84958
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/world/europe/researchers-claim-they-found-atlantis-in-a-spanish-swamp/article1941953/

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