Monday, March 28, 2011

Special thanks to  Denise Kuijlaars, Susan Langley, and Ole Varmer for sending in news items.

1. Scuttled ships could become heritage wrecks :
http://www.canada.com/Scuttled+ships+could+become+heritage+wrecks/4500282/story.html

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

3. Well Travelled Artifacts – tentoonstelling [more on ANCODS, in Dutch]:
http://www.sbs.com.au/yourlanguage/dutch/highlight/page/id/151652/t/Well-Travelled-Artifacts-exhibition

4. Ship container ‘stepping stone’ risk for alien invaders:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-12718251

5. Building more than just a boat:
http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/features/2011/0322/1224292765450.html

6. Diving in Schleswig [Maritime Archaeology Programm University of Southern Denmark]:
http://www.maritimearchaeology.dk/?p=906
http://www.maritimearchaeology.dk/?p=913

7. Prehistoric Wales: lost lands of ancestors:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-12828756

8. West fails in fresh World Heritage Status bids:
http://www.thisisbath.co.uk/news/West-fails-fresh-heritage-status-bids/article-3362672-detail/article.html

9. Royal Society of Edinburgh backs new research into Viking age Shetland:
http://www.shetlandtimes.co.uk/2011/03/28/royal-society-of-edinburgh-backs-new-research-into-viking-age-shetland

10. History to dock at Tin City, Columbus’ “Nina” & “Pinta” replicas:
http://www.prlog.org/11399142-history-to-dock-at-tin-city-columbus-nina-pinta-replicas.html
http://www.naplesnews.com/news/2011/mar/28/history-to-dock-at-tin-city-nina-pinta-replicas-37/

11. Scorpion Bay – Episode 8 “Sunken Ships”:
http://www.starkinsider.com/2011/03/scorpion-bay-%E2%80%93-episode-8-%E2%80%9Csunken-ships%E2%80%9D.html

12. Marine stuit op onderzeeër uit Eerste Wereldoorlog [Dutch navy finds WWI submarine]:
http://www.nu.nl/binnenland/2469462/marine-stuit-onderzeeer-eerste-wereldoorlog.html
http://news.blogs.cnn.com/2011/03/16/wwi-german-u-boat-found-sunk-off-netherlands/?hpt=T2

13. Indiana Univ. underwater archaeology program gets $1 million grant from Eli Lilly foundation:
http://www.heraldtimesonline.com/stories/2011/03/23/news.qp-2206955.sto
http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/c4cf7ce693cd494ba0d653d410a95483/IN–Indiana-University-Underwater-Archaeology/

14. Cannons thought to be Capt. Morgan’s:
http://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2011/03/21/Cannons-thought-to-be-Capt-Morgans/UPI-68891300755481/
http://www.wtam.com/cc-common/news/sections/newsarticle.html?feed=104673&article=8327916
http://www.statesman.com/news/local/team-including-texas-state-professor-recovers-cannons-thought-1335660.html

15. New evidence of first humans in North America … in Texas:
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=texas-stone-tools-pre-clovis
http://www.npr.org/2011/03/25/134855884/Hunting-For-Traces-Of-Americas-First-Inhabitants?ft=1&f=1007
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-12851772
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/25/science/25archeo.html?smid=tw-nytimes&seid=auto
http://news.nationalpost.com/2011/03/25/new-evidence-of-first-humans-in-north-america-in-texas/
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2011-03/tau-tas032111.php
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-03-24/texas-trove-of-artifacts-blasts-theory-on-arrival-of-first-north-americans.html
http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-03-paleo-indians-north-america-earlier-thought.html
http://news.discovery.com/archaeology/early-americans-arrival-110324.html
http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2011/mar/24/humans-north-america-stone-tools
http://www.redorbit.com/news/science/2018580/texas_artifacts_predate_clovis_culture_by_2500_years/index.html
http://www.boston.com/news/science/articles/2011/03/24/texas_find_suggests_earlier_settlers_in_n_america
http://telegram.com/article/20110325/NEWS/103250470/1052/rss01&source=rss
http://www.texarkanagazette.com/news/2011/03/25/science-texas-find-suggests-earlier-sett-327954.php
http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/chronicle/7489500.html
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20110324/ap_on_sc/us_sci_ancient_people
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/chi-ap-us-sci-ancientpeople,0,7020652.story
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704604704576220950958524140.html?mod=e2tw
http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2011/03/24/texas-sheds-light-americas-settlers/

16. Second excavation of sunken vessel ‘Nanhai No. 1′ begins:
http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/90001/90776/90882/7327831.html

17. Swallowed by the sea [the Atlantis nonsense continues…]:
http://www.newsweek.com/2011/03/20/swallowed-by-the-sea.print.html

18. Shipwreck salvors find antique gold chain [Commercial salvage: “Atocha”]:
http://www.forbes.com/feeds/ap/2011/03/25/general-us-shipwreck-antique-chain_8375299.html
http://www.miamiherald.com/2011/03/25/2133786/shipwreck-salvors-find-antique.html

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Dr Wendy van Duivenvoorde