Monday, October 25, 2010

Special thanks to Susan Langley for sending in news items.

1. Professor [Nathan Richards] enlightens Oriental on its name-sake steamer:
http://www.newbernsj.com/news/oriental-91674-professor-sake.html

2. Trafalgar account is rare voice from below decks:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/culture/2010/oct/19/battle-trafalgar-account-below-deck

3. China to launch 1st inland underwater archaeology project:
http://www.china.org.cn/china/2010-10/22/content_21175189.htm
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english2010/china/2010-10/21/c_13569284.htm

4. Could a rusty coin re-write Chinese-African history?
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-11531398
http://www.afrik-news.com/article18394.html

5. The deep-sea reefs that surprised the scientists :
http://www.israel21c.org/201010188427/environment/the-deep-sea-reefs-that-surprised-the-scientists

6. Underwater cultural heritage conference to be held in Istanbul:
http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/n.php?n=underwater-cultural-heritage-conference-in-istanbul-2010-10-21

7. Shipwreck site points to an ancient roman battle:
http://www.livescience.com/history/ancient-shipwreck-possibly-identify-battle-site-101018.html
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/39727737/ns/technology_and_science-science/
http://www.zmescience.com/science/archaeology/40-wild-birds-play-a-gibson-les-paul-guitar-20102010/

8. Navy in hunt for John Paul Jones’ famous sunken ship, the Bonhomme Richard:
http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/nationworld/2013242344_shipwreck24.html
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/10/17/AR2010101703490.html

9. Gold rush at Chicago’s Field Museum [and shipwreck coins]:
http://abclocal.go.com/wls/story?section=news/local/mathie&id=7734072

10. Diving Into sunken-treasure investing [commercial salvage]:
http://www.cnbc.com/id/39342234

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Dr Wendy van Duivenvoorde