Monday, September 5, 2011

Special thanks to Dan Davis, Brad Duncan, Ania Legra, Alexandre Monteiro, and Adam Wolfe  forsending in news items.

1. Wreck exposed by Cyclone Yasi identified ["Belle"]:
http://www.news.com.au/breaking-news/wreck-exposed-by-cyclone-yasi-identified/story-e6frfku0-1226127857093
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2011-09-02/minister-says-historic-shipwreck-to-remain-undisturbed/2867738

2. HMAS “Australia” shipwreck report now available Online:
http://maritime.heritage.nsw.gov.au/public/research.cfm?pagename=New

3. National library acquires rare “Batavia” book:
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2011-08-26/national-library-acquires-batavia-book/2857614
http://www.abc.net.au/local/stories/2011/08/25/3302152.htm
http://www.canberratimes.com.au/news/local/news/general/grim-tale-completes-voyage-to-canberra/2271224.aspx

4. Lights, Cameras… Artefact!
http://flindersarchaeology.com/2011/09/02/lights-cameras-artefact/

5. Capturing shadows–Inking a site plan for publication:
http://flindersarchaeology.com/2011/08/30/capturing-shadows-%e2%80%93-inking-a-site-plan-for-publication/

6. Who is your daddy?
http://www.heritagedaily.com/2011/09/who%E2%80%99s-your-daddy/

7. Caribbean pirate life: Tobacco, ale … and fine pottery [Texas A&M's Heather Hatch]:
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/44373696/ns/technology_and_science-science/
http://www.livescience.com/15866-caribbean-pirates-archaeology.html

8. Shipwrecks finds of this summer’s survey by Bob Ballard [check out the videos]:
http://www.nautiluslive.org/

9. The far side of the world [Novy Svet Survey, Crimea, Ukraine]:
http://inadiscover.com/blogs/novy-svet/

10. Saginaw high school students find 2 Lake Huron shipwrecks:
http://www.freep.com/article/20110828/NEWS06/108280466/Saginaw-high-school-students-find-2-Lake-Huron-shipwrecks
http://www.ourmidland.com/news/article_fee481df-c0da-5eca-bb40-f27c839446c9.html

11. Getting Lost: Lost in the Odyssey:
http://travel.nytimes.com/2011/08/21/travel/the-aegean-as-odysseus-knew-it.html

12. Conditions in Nelson’s navy uncovered by scientists:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/science-news/8737661/Conditions-in-Nelsons-navy-uncovered-by-scientists.html

13. Divers survey Scottish graveyard of first world war submarine disaster:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/aug/29/divers-war-submarine-disaster

14. WW2 Shipwrecks: Monitors of climate change:
http://news.discovery.com/earth/ww2-shipwreck-reefs-as-climate-change-monitors-110830.html

15. Sir Richard Branson urges public to save Dornier Do-17 found by RAF Museum off Kent coast:
http://www.culture24.org.uk/history+%26+heritage/war+%26+conflict/battle-of-britain/art363214

16. Survival at sea: Veteran recounts WWII shipwreck:
http://www.torringtontelegram.com/v2_news_articles.php?heading=0&page=34&story_id=7904

17. The wreck that revealed the “Mary Rose”:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hampshire-14691988

18. York expert to examine “Lusitania” finds:
http://www.yorkpress.co.uk/news/9229708.York_expert_to_examine_Lusitania_finds/

19. Ireland’s top wreck diving sites:
http://www.afloat.ie/watersport/diving/item/16695-irelands-top-wreck-diving-sites/

20. Volcanic artifacts imply ice-age mariners in prehistoric Greece:
http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-08-volcanic-artifacts-imply-ice-age-mariners.html

21. Civil War: A little known story of the Cape Canaveral lighthouse:
http://communities.washingtontimes.com/neighborhood/civil-war/2011/aug/29/civil-war-little-known-story-cape-canaveral-lighth/

22. Black reefs–When the ship hits the reef:
http://newswatch.nationalgeographic.com/2011/09/01/black-reefs-when-the-ship-hits-the-reef/

23. The 1564 Swedish warship “Mars” found:
http://www.calgaryherald.com/travel/Shipwreck+16th+century+Swedish+vessel+found+Baltic/5282851/story.html
http://tv.expressen.se/nyheter/inrikes/1.2533533/se-dykarnas-egen-film-fran-vraket

24. Gallery: Beached boats and shipwrecks no coastal strangers:
http://swampscott.patch.com/articles/gallery-beached-boats-and-shipwrecks-no-coastal-strangers#photo-7619026

25. Cuba, an underwater archeological paradise:
http://www.cubaheadlines.com/2011/09/03/33493/cuba_an_underwater_archeological_paradise.html

26. Arctic wreck yields treasure trove of artifacts [HMS "Investigator" artefacts]:
http://www.thestar.com/news/article/1048003
http://www.alaskadispatch.com/article/divers-find-artifacts-1854-shipwreck-northwest-passage
http://thechronicleherald.ca/Canada/1261366.html

27. Archaeologists out of luck on latest quest to unearth famed Arctic shipwreck:
http://www.alaskadispatch.com/article/archaeologists-out-luck-latest-quest-unearth-famed-arctic-shipwreck

28. Gov’t team examines impact from ship grounded in marine park:
http://www.sknvibes.com/news/newsdetails.cfm/39878

29. Way Out West [shipwreck "Caesar"]:
http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/columnists/2011/08/30/robin-turner-way-out-west-91466-29324323/

30. Blackbeard’s ship confirmed off North Carolina [more on]:
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2011/08/110829-blackbeard-shipwreck-pirates-archaeology-science/
http://www.canoe.ca/Travel/USA/SouthernUSA/2011/08/18/18570301.html
http://www.newstrackindia.com/newsdetails/238874
http://www.ibtimes.com/articles/206356/20110831/pirate-blackbeard-shipwreck-excavation-north-carolina-n-c-queen-anne-s-revenge-notorious-edward-teac.htm
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/08/31/blackbeard-wreck-north-carolina_n_943724.html

31. Showcase of treasure from 13 shipwrecks [commercial salvage, not archaeology]:
http://www.theborneopost.com/2011/09/03/showcase-of-treasures-from-13-shipwrecks/

32. Don’t forget: Talk like a pirate day, 19 September 2011:
http://www.talklikeapirate.com/piratehome.html

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Wendy van Duivenvoorde, PhD
Lecturer in Maritime Archaeology
Flinders University