Monday, September 9, 2012

Special thanks to George Bass, Cos Coroneos, Andy Dodd, and Susan Langley for sending in news items.

1. Pre-Cook shipwreck challenges history:
http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/7615358/Pre-Cook-shipwreck-challenges-history
http://www.northernadvocate.co.nz/news/dating-of-wreck-suggests-visitors-predated-cook/1523196/

2. Serendipitous Bodrum [starring the former Institute of Nautical Archaeology Bodrum’s Don Frey and his wife Sanne, and Tufan Turanli]:
ttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jItMcZJ7gWs&sns=em

3. Texas A&M can thank researcher’s passion for model ships:
http://www.chron.com/business/article/A-M-can-thank-researcher-s-passion-for-model-ships-3834084.php

4. Race to save Alaskan Arctic archaeology:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-19521091

5. Reviving Oman’s maritime industry:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-19465091

6. Alabama shipwreck uncovered by hurricane Isaac appears on beach:
http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/sideshow/mysterious-shipwreck-washes-onto-alabama-shore-believed-civil-154038655.html
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/09/04/alabama-shipwreck-hurricane-isaac-photos_n_1855083.html?utm_hp_ref=email_share
http://media.smh.com.au/news/world-news/civil-war-ship-washed-ashore-by-hurricane-isaac-3604124.html?from=newsbox
http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/hurricane-isaac-unearths-ancient-shipwreck-alabama-coast-article-1.1151322
http://www.maritime-executive.com/article/ancient-roman-shipwreck-found-in-future-parking-lot-site

7. Missouri drought reveals sunken steamship:
http://www.wlfi.com/dpps/lifestyles/must_see_video/drought-reveals-famous-sunken-ship-ob12-jgr_4310240

8. Researchers map harbor battlefield in Charleston, the city where the Civil War began:
http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/836c7248db0f46c6ab8fab27db56275c/SC–Civil-War-Underwater

9. 2012 Issyk Kul Expedition: Search for a sunken palace:
http://newswatch.nationalgeographic.com/2012/09/06/2012-issyk-kul-expedition-search-for-a-sunken-palace/

10. Archaeologists investigate sea find of gilded bronze lion:
http://www.lifeinitaly.com/news/en/155318

11. British Museum studies trees used by ancestors to bind ships and baskets:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-18323677

12. Shipwreck in ‘exceptional’ condition discovered by archaeologists in France [more on that Antibes shipwreck]:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2012/sep/04/roman-shipwreck-discovered-antibes-france?INTCMP=SRCH
http://www.inquisitr.com/321612/proposed-parking-lot-in-french-riviera-reveals-roman-shipwreck/
http://www.newser.com/story/153460/french-parking-lot-yields-roman-shipwreck.html
http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2012/sep/04/roman-shipwreck-discovered-antibes-france?newsfeed=true

13. Civil War shipwreck artifacts come to Dunedin Historical Museum:
http://www.tampabay.com/news/humaninterest/civil-war-shipwreck-artifacts-come-to-dunedin-historical-museum/124885

14. Air India plane wreckage from 1966 found in French glacier [ice archaeology, but when it melts….]:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/08/31/air-india-plane-wreckage-found_n_1846053.html?utm_hp_ref=world#slide=1434353

15. Warning on deterioration of famous Swedish warship, Vasa:
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/08/120829131657.htm

16. Zwaanendael Museum to spotlight shipwrecks, seafaring and whaling in September:
http://capegazette.villagesoup.com/ae/story/zwaanendael-museum-to-spotlight-shipwrecks-seafaring-and-whaling-in-september/891774

17. Queen Anne’s Revenge dive expedition begins this week:
http://www.jdnews.com/news/queen-107956-anne-expedition.html
http://www.starnewsonline.com/article/20120905/ARTICLES/120909854?Title=Queen-Anne-s-Revenge-dive-expedition-begins-this-week

18. Antikythera Shipwreck, Treasures, Mechanism at Athens Airport:
http://greece.greekreporter.com/2012/08/31/antikythera-shipwreck-treasures-mechanism-at-athens-airport/

19. World’s oldest champagne: to drink or not drink?
http://www.dw.de/dw/article/0,,16195938,00.html

20. Message in a bottle that drifted at sea for 97 years:
http://www.scotsman.com/lifestyle/heritage/message-in-a-bottle-that-drifted-at-sea-for-97-years-1-2496350

21. Bad weather prevents salvage of historic battleship’s Bell:
http://www.marinelink.com/news/battleships-prevents347450.aspx

22. Gala ball, story telling on tap:
http://staugustine.com/living/2012-09-08/gala-ball-story-telling-tap

23. Hellenistic, Ottoman-era shipwrecks found near Cyprus:
http://greece.greekreporter.com/2012/08/28/hellenistic-ottoman-era-shipwrecks-found-near-cyprus/

24. Whale bones, sharks, shipwrecks and volcanic rock—Ballard wraps up Cyprus expedition:
http://www.cyprus-mail.com/features/whale-bones-sharks-shipwrecks-and-volcanic-rock-ballard-wraps-cyprus-expedition/20120826
http://www.cyprus-mail.com/cyprus/nautilus-leaves-turkey/20120828

25. Historic Islander shipwreck about to be salvaged—again:
http://www.canada.com/Historic+Islander+shipwreck+about+salvaged+again/7159969/story.html

26. Boat-towed detectors assist researchers and salvors:
http://www.maritime-executive.com/article/boat-towed-detectors-assist-researchers-and-salvors

27. Treasure hunter who found ‘Ship of Gold’ now sought by US Marshals:
http://www.foxnews.com/us/2012/08/23/engineer-who-found-hip-gold-now-sought-by-us-marshals/?cmpid=GoogleNewsEditorsPicks&google_editors_picks=true

28. World’s oldest boat remains found in Korea [not much photographic evidence provided though]:
http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr/culturesports/2012/08/27/42/0701000000AEN20120827003400315F.HTML
http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/nation/2012/08/117_118319.html
http://view.koreaherald.com/kh/view.php?ud=20120827000685&cpv=0

29. Roman building wrongly identified as Phoenician port [media & jump to conclusions]:
http://www.nature.com/nmiddleeast/2012/120816/full/nmiddleeast.2012.116.html
http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Local-News/2012/Jun-29/178652-archaeological-report-razed-ruins-not-phoenician-port.ashx#axzz24q0tRatm

30. Wesley Hall’s Obituary:
http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/starnewsonline/obituary.aspx?n=wesley-keith-hall&pid=159534303#.UD9_WGZrfcM.facebook

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Wendy van Duivenvoorde, PhD
Lecturer in Maritime Archaeology
Deputy Director, Australian Consortium of Humanities Research Centres (ACHRC)

Department of Archaeology | Flinders University