Monday, October 4, 2010

Special thanks to Ole Varmer for sending in news items.

1. “Titanic” 100th cruises spark buzz, debate:
http://articles.cnn.com/2010-09-22/travel/titanic.anniversary.cruises_1_titanic-cruise-azamara-journey?_s=PM:TRAVEL
http://www.financialnewsusa.com/more/50-travel/17734-titanic-100th-cruises-spark-buzz-debate-and-google-maps-loses-major-florida-city

2. Did Australian Aborigines reach America first?
http://www.cosmosmagazine.com/news/3774/did-australian-aborigines-reach-america-first?page=0%2C0

3. Work starts on maritime museum [Port MacDonnell, South Australia]:
http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2010/09/27/3022660.htm

4. VOC schatten terug naar Australie [in Dutch: Netherlands Goverment to return Dutch East India Company shipwreck artifacts to Australia]:
http://nos.nl/artikel/184915-vocschatten-terug-naar-australie.html
http://historiek.net/actueel/nederland-geeft-voc-schatten-terug-aan-australie-3706
http://www.ad.nl/ad/nl/1013/Buitenland/article/detail/512112/2010/09/14/Australie-krijgt-VOC-schatten-terug.dhtml

5. Box found in Arctic has no Franklin, Amundsen items:
http://www.cbc.ca/technology/story/2010/09/28/gjoa-haven-arctic-box-contents.html

6. Giant worms and rum: records reveal 19th century life at sea:
http://www.physorg.com/news205061511.html

7. Latin America countries unite in favor of submerged heritage:
http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=41355

8. Shipwreck museum opens in the Dominican Republic:
http://www.i-to-i.com/campfire/news/shipwreck-museum-opens-in-the-dominican-republic.html

9. Shipwrecks reveal shift to modern shipbuilding: Remains of three craft found in Mediterranean provide insights:
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/39041413/ns/technology_and_science-science/

10. Museum place for Langstone logboat:
http://www.portsmouth.co.uk/newshome/Museum-place-for-Langstone-Logboat.6552116.jp

11. Oldest known ship in Estonia to travel to Tallinn:
http://news.err.ee/culture/4999fdcd-d984-4274-9972-6bfcaf7cf7c3

12. Underwater archaeology chronicles moments in time:
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/10276/1091923-140.stm

13. NCIS mulls probe into vandalism of sunken U.S. warship off Okinawa:
http://www.stripes.com/news/ncis-mulls-probe-into-vandalism-of-sunken-u-s-warship-off-okinawa-1.119971

14. Ancient canal builders in America:
http://www.ancientcanalbuilders.com/

15. ECU students explore, document shipwrecks:
http://www.reflector.com/look/ecu-students-explore-document-shipwrecks-142939

16. Lake Erie shipwrecks, well-preserved by fresh water, are favorites among divers:
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/10276/1091928-140.stm

17. The sinking of H.M.S. “Schooner the Speedy”:
http://www.oshawaexpress.ca/viewposting.php?view=194

18. Going where no underwater robot has gone before:
http://news.oneindia.in/2010/10/01/nowan-underwater-robot-that-swims-via-wirelesscontroller.html
http://www.ibtimes.com/articles/67850/20101001/underwater-robot-aqua-tethered-explore-shipwreck.htm
http://www.gizmag.com/aqua-swimming-underwater-robot/16542/picture/121870/

19. Sedwick auction to feature shipwreck treasure, gold cobs and world coins [commercial salvage]:
http://www.coinlink.com/News/world-coins/sedwick-auction-to-feature-shipwreck-treasure-gold-cobs-and-world-coins/

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Dr Wendy van Duivenvoorde