Monday, November 4, 2013

Special thanks to Chelsea Colwell-Pasch for compiling this week’s news and to Attha Atthasit, Jessica Berry, Jose Luis Casaban, David Cowan, Susan Langley, Martijn Manders, Ulrica Söderlind, Andrew Wilkinson, and Dave Meadows’ Explorator team for sending in news items.

1)   City of Adelaide clipper ship could be moved to the Port Adelaide waterfront if Liberal Party elected
http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/messenger/west-beaches/city-of-adelaide-clipper-ship-could-be-moved-to-the-port-adelaide-waterfront-if-liberal-party-elected/story-fni9llx9-1226745954313?sv=74a9af9fcb91109e20228ff3fc1c80c4

2)   History SA calls for free entry to SA Maritime Museum to boost visitor numbers
http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/messenger/west-beaches/history-sa-calls-for-free-entry-to-sa-maritime-museum-to-boost-visitor-numbers/story-fni9llx9-1226748437045?sv=eced3f83c05887e6a2f226d0ee75b43e

3) Prehistoric artifacts discovered at Lake George [USA]
http://www.archaeology.org/news/1475-131031-new-york-lake-george-prehistory

4)  The National Geographic Channel, The Travel Channel, Spike TV: Stop airing their “Digger” programs petition
http://www.change.org/petitions/the-national-geographic-channel-the-travel-channel-spike-tv-stop-airing-their-digger-programs-3?share_id=PzeKtXrDJF&utm_campaign=autopublish&utm_medium=facebook&utm_source=share_petition

5)  Dutch maritime programe E-magazine
http://www.maritiemprogramma.nl/magazine/eng/magazine_00_eng.htm

6)  UB grad students in Caribbean/Latino studies find program a hands-on experience
http://www.buffalo.edu/news/releases/2013/11/002.html

7)  Local shipwreck enthusiast makes a significant find
http://wxxinews.org/post/local-shipwreck-enthusiast-makes-significant-find
http://www.castanet.net/news/Canada/101606/Explorers-find-1916-shipwreck
http://www.windsorstar.com/Canadian+shipwreck+found+Lake+Ontario/9106195/story.html

8) Google SEA view: explore the Mary Celeste paddle steamer wreck without getting wet using search giant’s Street View
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2478266/Google-SEA-view-Explore-Mary-Celeste-paddle-steamer-wreck-using-search-giants-Street-View.html
http://bernews.com/2013/10/google-adds-underwater-shipwreck-imagery/

9) Thunder Bay divers locate historic Lake Superior shipwreck
http://www.netnewsledger.com/2013/10/28/thunder-bay-divers-locate-historic-lake-superior-shipwreck/#sthash.U45vgdDU.dpuf
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/thunder-bay/thunder-bay-divers-discover-historic-wreck-1.2254704

10) Shipwreck in the Bermuda Triangle sets spooky stage for underwater thrills this Halloween
http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/10/prweb11278232.htm

11)  Unearthing the scary stories locked beneath the waters of Lake Michigan
http://www.620wtmj.com/news/local/229956581.html

12)  Boarding pass Titanic: the artifact exhibition
http://www.palmbeachillustrated.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=news.details&ArticleId=3383

13) Long lost trunk of woman who survived the Titanic and another shipwreck turns up on eBay… 99 years later
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2483689/Long-lost-trunk-belonging-woman-survived-Titanic-maritime-disaster-discovered-eBay.html

14) The enchanting sea monsters on medieval maps
http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/artscience/2013/10/the-enchanting-sea-monsters-on-medieval-maps/

15) Rome’s aqueducts mapped with high-tech tools
http://www.archaeology.org/news/1467-131029-rome-aqueducts-mapping

http://www.news24.com/Technology/News/Hi-tech-explorers-map-Romes-ancient-aqueduct-20131029

16)  Hurrian civilization spread to Europe
http://www.archaeology.org/news/1476-131031-turkey-hurrians-istanbul-europe
http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/unearthed-hittite-artifacts-in-istanbul-break-new-ground.aspx?pageID=238&nID=57088&NewsCatID=375

17) Gathering of This Island Nation explores our maritime heritage
http://afloat.ie/marine-environment/coastal-notes/item/23730-gathering-of-this-island-nation-explores-our-maritime-heritage

18)    3D model created to help restore HMS Victory
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hampshire-24729864

19) Dendrochronology reconstructs eastern Mediterranean temperatures
http://www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archives/10/2013/dendrochronology-reconstructs-eastern-mediterranean-temperatures

20) Archaeologists unearth a 6,500-year-old mystery
http://www.berwick-advertiser.co.uk/news/local/all-news/archaeologists-unearth-a-6-500-year-old-mystery-1-3153346

21)  Bamburgh Castle beach wreck
http://www.thisismast.org/bamburgh-castle-beach-wreck.html
http://www.thejournal.co.uk/news/experts-probe-secrets-old-wreck-6264995
http://www.northumberlandgazette.co.uk/nostalgia/possible-source-of-wreck-1-6178043

22) Shipwreck trail brings sea tales to the surface
http://www.thisissomerset.co.uk/Shipwreck-trail-brings-sea-tales-surface/story-20024163-detail/story.html#ixzz2jXcVWrf4
http://m.westernmorningnews.co.uk/articles/news/article/20024163

23) Archaeologists to investigate network of Roman ports
http://www.heritagedaily.com/2013/10/archaeologists-and-historians-to-investigate-a-vast-network-of-mediterranean-roman-ports/99350
http://www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archives/10/2013/connecting-the-dots-harbours-and-ports-of-the-roman-empire

24) Discovering the great harbour of Constantinople
http://www.world-archaeology.com/features/turkey-yenikapi/#.UnWfZvlmim4

25)  Sunken vessels draw diving fans to Turkey
http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/sunken-vessels-draw-diving-fans-to-turkey.aspx?pageID=238&nID=56968&NewsCatID=379

26)  Southeast Asian Ceramics Museum newsletter
http://museum.bu.ac.th/V7_no1.pdf

27)  Diving into history [Florida, USA]
http://keysnews.com/node/50966

28)  More of pirate Blackbeard’s cannons raised from wreck [USA]
http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/more-of-pirate-blackbeard-s-cannons-raised-from-wreck-1.2288318
http://popular-archaeology.com/issue/june-2013/article/a-motherlode-raised-from-blackbeard-s-pirate-ship
http://www.carolinacoastonline.com/news_times/article_84f06f36-3fe3-11e3-b423-001a4bcf887a.html

29) Blackbeard’s shipwreck reveals Swedish booty
http://www.thelocal.se/20131101/blackbeards-swedish-booty-dredged-up-from-sea

30) Shipwreck hunter Odyssey falls after short seller report
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-10-31/shipwreck-hunter-odyssey-falls-after-short-seller-report.html

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Wendy van Duivenvoorde, PhD
Lecturer in Maritime Archaeology
Deputy Director, Australian Consortium of Humanities Research Centres (ACHRC)
President Australasian Institute of Maritime Archaeology (AIMA)
Department of Archaeology | Flinders University