Monday, March 18, 2013

Special thanks to Andy Dodds, James Hunter, and Dave Meadows’ Explorator team for sending in news items.

1. History’s 10 greatest wrecks:

2. Vandals damage Japanese midget sub wreck [Sydney]:

3. Old whaling site to be surveyed, protected [New Zealand]: (title ‘Whale survey’)

4. Launceston’s colonial [and maritime] past revealed [Tasmania]:

5. Ghosts in paradise [Batavia shipwreck]:

6. Deep sea diver finds his Titanic moment on Tamil Nadu coast:

7. Storm exposes shipwrecks in Maine:

8. Rising sea levels threaten historic Jamestown, marine geologist says island’s future is grim:

9. Rough seas uncover shipwreck in York:

10. Archeology: the Uluburun Shipwreck at the Acropolis Museum:

11. Åland brewery to reproduce shipwreck beer:

12. Coral clocks:

13. What Vikings really looked like:

14. ‘Silver rush’ interview: Scouring the deep ocean for millions in coins [commercial salvage, not archaeology]:

Wendy van Duivenvoorde, PhD
Lecturer in Maritime Archaeology
Deputy Director, Australian Consortium of Humanities Research Centres (ACHRC)