Monday, May 9, 2011

Special thanks to Susan Langley and Adam Wolfe for sending in news items.

1. From beneath, a Smithsonian shipwreck controversy:

2. Torrey Canyon seabed returns to normal after oil spill:

3. ‘Launching a Dream: Reviving Tongva Maritime Traditions’ opens June 5 at Fowler Museum:

4. Maritime museum chief stepping aside: Art Cohn bequeaths leadership role to two key staffers Adam Kane and Erick Tichonuk:

5. A 19th century shipwreck from Lake Michigan:

6. Students in underwater archaeology major get hands-on experience under the sea:

7. Aerial surveys of Viking shipyard on Skye:

8. The Sagas of Iceland: Creating Terra Nova:

9. Lion Wreck:

10. Dunkirk little ship “Dorian” to be restored:

11. Race against the tide: How the most important shipwreck since the “Mary Rose” could disappear within five years:

12. More on that very interesting Roman ship find from Ostia:

And some Italian coverage:

13. Authorities take steps to protect underwater heritage :

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