Monday, November 29, 2010

Special thanks to Ross Anderson and Luka Bekic for sending in news items.

1. Mysteries of the deep revealed [NSW, National Marine Science Centre]:
http://www.coffscoastadvocate.com.au/story/2010/11/23/our-mysteries-of-the-deep/
http://www.coffscoastadvocate.com.au/photos/galleries/oceanic-survey-anzac-cove/
http://www.coffscoastadvocate.com.au/photos/galleries/shipwrecked-boat-capsize-accident-crash-ocean/#id=shipwrecked-boat-capsize-accident-crash-ocean&num=1

2. 1860s grindstone found near Orepuki [New Zealand, possibly from a shipwreck]:
http://www.stuff.co.nz/southland-times/news/4398180/1860s-grindstone-found-near-Orepuki

3. Disaster(s) of the Aral sea part 1: shipwrecks around Muynak:
http://www.artificialowl.net/2009/04/disasters-of-aral-sea-part-1-shipwrecks.html

4. Abandoned Catalina seaplane: 50 years between the sea and the desert:
http://www.artificialowl.net/2009/07/abandoned-catalina-seaplane-50-years.html

5. Dead Sea drilling to unearth scientific treasures:
http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/wireStory?id=12212392

6. Remains of 400-year-old ship found beneath quay ice in middle of Stockholm:
http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5h1x0RaIYZi7xy8BGHG-mHapwB4JA?docId=CNG.8a715e6abb8e8888f916a64a424e6b92.d31
http://news.blogs.cnn.com/2010/11/26/remains-from-1600s-ship-found-near-stockholm-hotel
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1333362/Remains-400-year-old-ship-beneath-quay-central-Stockholm.html
http://www.thestar.com/news/world/article/897415–naval-mystery-uncovered-near-former-shipyard-in-stockholm
http://www.thelocal.se/30432/20101125/

7. Viking silver in Arctic Norway:
http://scienceblogs.com/aardvarchaeology/2010/11/viking_silver_in_arctic_norway.php?utm_source=networkbanner&utm_medium=link

8. Fine figurehead on display at the Merseyside Maritime Museum’s Art and the Sea gallery :
http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/liverpool-life/liverpool-lifestyle/2010/11/27/fine-figurehead-on-display-at-the-merseyside-maritime-museum-s-art-and-the-sea-gallery-100252-27724116/

9. Divers’ D-Day shipwreck find earns award :
http://www.portsmouth.co.uk/newshome/Divers39-DDay-shipwreck-find-earns.6635127.jp

10. Archaeology under threat in UK [including maritime]:
http://www.nature.com/news/2010/101126/full/news.2010.634.html

11. Pens from “Mary Rose” wreck site sold for museum funds:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hampshire-11847098

12. IKUWA 4: managing the underwater cultural heritage [29 September - 2 October 2011, Zadar Croatia]:
http://www.ikuwa4.com/

13. Ancient astronomy: mechanical inspiration [Antikythera mechanism]:
http://www.nature.com/news/2010/101124/full/468496a.html
http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/world-news/ancient-device-was-used-to-predict-solar-eclipses-and-olympic-dates-15014147.html

14. Excavation works on ancient shipwreck off Nea Styra :
http://www.ana-mpa.gr/anaweb/user/showplain?maindoc=9339442&maindocimg=9332094&service=144&showLink=true

15. The sailing ship in Ancient Egypt:
http://www.antiquity.ac.uk/ant/017/0027/Ant0170027.pdf

16. Cruise to Egypt’s Lake Nasser visits ancient monuments that escaped being submerged:
http://www.freep.com/article/20101128/FEATURES07/11280317/1025/rss05

17. Canadians closing in on lost wreckage of HMS “Terror”:
http://www.vancouversun.com/travel/Canadians+closing+lost+wreckage+Terror/3890302/story.html

18. Maritime museum exhibit anything but washed up. “Flotsam and Jetsam” makes something out of “nothing” [Cape Cod Maritime Museum, Massachusetts]:
http://www.barnstablepatriot.com/home2/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=23005&Itemid=34

19. Timbers from ship, lost off Cape Cod 83 years ago, spotted on Nauset Beach [[schooner "Montclair", Boston, US]:
http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/articles/2010/11/27/planks_found_on_cape_believed_to_be_from_27_shipwreck/
http://www.boston.com/news/local/breaking_news/2010/11/shipwreck_surfa.html
http://www.bostonherald.com/news/regional/view/20101126historian_wreck_is_doomed_schooner/srvc=home&position=recent
http://bostonist.com/2010/11/26/bite_size_news_november_26_paying_f.php
http://www.capecodonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20101123/NEWS11/101129908/-1/NEWSMAP

20. Storms uncovers (another) shipwreck on Nauset ["Sparrowhawk"]:
http://www.capecodtoday.com/blogs/index.php/2010/11/21/storms-uncovers-another-shipwreck-on-nau?blog=109

21. Village of Lake George [New York], “Bateaux Below” team up to create underwater historic parks:
http://poststar.com/news/local/article_7e8c2fa6-f804-11df-9bad-001cc4c002e0.html

See also: http://www.springerlink.com/content/m757515vl5k53440/
http://adirondackscenicbyways.org/resource/bateaux-below-underwater-museum-lake-george-underwater-preserve.html

22. Art museums most popular [maritime museum are the least popular, not too clear on the specifics]:
http://www.di-ve.com/Default.aspx?ID=72&Action=1&NewsId=78856

23. China moves to protect underwater relics:
http://news.in.msn.com/international/article.aspx?cp-documentid=4611020
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english2010/china/2010-11/22/c_13617533.htm
http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/90001/90782/90873/7208178.html
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2010-11/23/content_11595868.htm

24. Chinese Archaeological Experts due in Kenya for Excavation:
http://english.cri.cn/6909/2010/11/27/45s607313.htm

25. Yuan dynasty valuable vase found in sunken ship in Shandong:
http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/90001/90782/7209838.html
http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/90001/90783/91324/7210006.html
http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/90001/90783/91300/7208582.html

26. Chinese porcelain recovered from sea bed on sale:
http://www.thisissouthdevon.co.uk/news/Chinese-porcelain-recovered-sea-bed-sale/article-2919486-detail/article.html

27. Treasure hunters pursue U.S. investors seeking golden adventures:
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704526504575634990365065622.html?mod=googlenews_wsj

_______________________________

Dr Wendy van Duivenvoorde