Monday, May 28, 2012

Please, find below this week’s nautical news. Special thanks to Filipe Castro, Susan Langley, Michael McCarthy, and Mark Polzer for sending in news items.

1. It is out! Ab Hoving’s work on “Nicolaes Witsen and Shipbuilding in the Dutch Golden Age”:
http://www.tamupress.com/product/Nicolaes-Witsen-and-Shipbuilding-in-the-Dutch-Gold,6723.aspx

2. The Flinders Archaeology Blog: One year on [look at the top blog posts]:
http://flindersarchaeology.com/2012/05/14/the-flinders-archaeology-blog-one-year-on-3/

3. Old salt laments Port Adelaide’s lost maritime atmosphere:
http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/real-estate/news/old-salt-laments-port-adelaides-lost-atmosphere/story-e6frefgc-1226365074468

4. Where the world’s ships go to die:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-18182706

5. Warning over deep-ocean stowaways:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18180928

6. Dogs, booze and bling: Northern Ireland’s medieval shopping mall:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-18199623

7. Coconuts in Schull shipwreck:
http://www.southernstar.ie/article.php?id=3458
http://westcorktimes.com/home/?p=8494
http://afloat.ie/port-news/coastal-notes/item/18820-irelands-first-coconuts-found-in-west-cork-shipwreck

8. “Vrouw Maria” installation:
http://sysrep.org.aalto.fi/vrouwmaria/installation/
http://www.vrouwmaria.com/

9. U.S. Navy exploring Curtiss SB2C Helldiver WWII wreckage found off coast of Jupiter [featuring Heather Brown]:
http://www.wptv.com/dpp/news/region_n_palm_beach_county/jupiter/navy-exploring-jupiter-wwii-plane-wreck

10. [More on]: Messages from the past:
http://www.world-archaeology.com/news/messages-from-the-past/
http://www.epoc.de/alias/madagaskar/niederlaendische-seefahrer-nutzten-felspostsystem/1152525

11. [More on] All hands on deck for shipwreck survey [Queensland]:
http://www.baysidebulletin.com.au/news/local/news/general/all-hands-on-deck-for-shipwreck-survey/2567763.aspx

12. Lichten en conserveren van een hoekman:
http://www.cultureelerfgoed.nl/rce_nieuwsbrieven/scheepsarcheologisch_nieuws/index.html#p1

13. Seminar to unearth shipwreck secrets [Florida]:
http://www.hispanicbusiness.com/2012/5/24/seminar_to_unearth_shipwreck_secrets.htm
http://www.nauticapress.com/modules/news/article.php?storyid=2433

14. Notícias: Encontro Arqueólogos e Arqueologia do Mar [2 June]:
http://www.nautical-archaeology.com/textos/EncontroPadraoWEB.pdf

15. [more on] Shipwreck in Solent is Flower of Ugie boat:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hampshire-18174906
http://www.portsmouth.co.uk/news/mysterious-shipwreck-identified-by-researchers-1-3881540

16. [More on] Elizabethan wreck for Stoney:
http://www.divernet.com/home_diving_news/1393491/elizabethan_wreck_for_stoney.html

17. [More on] 200-year-old Shipwreck found in Gulf of Mexico:
http://www.scientificcomputing.com/news-DS-200-year-old-Shipwreck-found-in-Gulf-of-Mexico-052212.aspx

18. China to restart salvage of sunken ship:
http://english.cri.cn/6909/2012/05/24/2982s701896.htm

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