Monday, May 9, 2011

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

1. From beneath, a Smithsonian shipwreck controversy:
http://www.npr.org/2011/05/04/135956044/from-beneath-a-smithsonian-shipwreck-controversy

2. Torrey Canyon seabed returns to normal after oil spill:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-13280507

3. ‘Launching a Dream: Reviving Tongva Maritime Traditions’ opens June 5 at Fowler Museum:
http://newsroom.ucla.edu/portal/ucla/launching-a-dream-reviving-tongva-202479.aspx

4. Maritime museum chief stepping aside: Art Cohn bequeaths leadership role to two key staffers Adam Kane and Erick Tichonuk:
http://www.burlingtonfreepress.com/article/20110504/NEWS02/105040309/Maritime-museum-chief-stepping-aside?odyssey=mod%7Cnewswell%7Ctext%7CFRONTPAGE%7Cs

5. A 19th century shipwreck from Lake Michigan:
http://www.freep.com/article/20110331/NEWS05/103310478/19th-Century-wreck-found-Lake-Michigan

6. Students in underwater archaeology major get hands-on experience under the sea:
http://www.idsnews.com/news/story.aspx?id=81030

7. Aerial surveys of Viking shipyard on Skye:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-highlands-islands-13284989

8. The Sagas of Iceland: Creating Terra Nova:
http://historytoday.com/janina-ramirez/sagas-iceland-creating-terra-nova

9. Lion Wreck:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hX4OnYldBfw&feature=player_embedded

10. Dunkirk little ship “Dorian” to be restored:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hampshire-13320647

11. Race against the tide: How the most important shipwreck since the “Mary Rose” could disappear within five years:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-dorset-13323372
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/this-britain/battle-to-save-remains-of-400yearold-wreck-2280815.html
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1384795/How-important-shipwreck-Mary-Rose-disappear-years.html?ito=feeds-newsxml

12. More on that very interesting Roman ship find from Ostia:
http://news.discovery.com/archaeology/roman-ship-rises-from-ancient-port.html
http://www.newkerala.com/news/world/fullnews-199269.html
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20110428/ap_on_re_eu/eu_italy_ancient_ship
http://www.sfexaminer.com/news/2011/04/ancient-ship-found-near-rome
http://www.adnkronos.com/IGN/Aki/English/CultureAndMedia/Italy-Ancient-ship-uncovered-near-Rome-coast_311957181612.html
http://www.ansa.it/web/notizie/rubriche/english/2011/04/28/visualizza_new.html_896719240.html
http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/nationworld/2014898928_apeuitalyancientship.html?syndication=rss
http://www.google.com/hostednews/canadianpress/article/ALeqM5hPl57b2MZdLRi7WRTXLXXvJiqqrA?docId=6696109
http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=46934
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/04/29/ancient-ship-rome_n_855360.html

And some Italian coverage:
http://www.beniculturali.it/mibac/export/MiBAC/sito-MiBAC/Contenuti/MibacUnif/Comunicati/visualizza_asset.html_774808096.html(photos)
http://roma.corriere.it/roma/notizie/cronaca/11_aprile_28/nave-romana-scoperta-roma-fulloni-190527443056.shtml
http://roma.repubblica.it/cronaca/2011/04/28/news/scoperta_a_ostia_nave_romana_lunga_11_metri_e_di_et_imperiale-15484962/
http://www.ilmessaggero.it/articolo.php?id=147303#
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/04/29/ancient-ship-rome_n_855360.html

13. Authorities take steps to protect underwater heritage :
http://china.globaltimes.cn/society/2011-05/652005.html

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