Monday, September 9, 2013

Special thanks to Chelsea Colwell-Pasch for compiling this week’s news and to Britt Burton, Celeste Jordan, and Dave Meadows’ Explorator team for sending in news items.

1)               World’s oldest clipper, City of Adelaide, leaves Irvine shipyard [and is on its way to Adelaide!].
http://www.scotsman.com/lifestyle/heritage/world-s-oldest-clipper-leaves-irvine-shipyard-1-3080626

http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/messenger/west-beaches/historic-clipper-ship-the-city-of-adelaide-moved-for-first-time-in-20-years-ahead-of-trip-to-port-adelaide/story-fni9llx9-1226713310608

http://www.eveningtimes.co.uk/news/city-of-adelaide-is-set-for-trip-to-berth-in-australia-135609n.22066355

http://www.sunderlandecho.com/news/local/all-news/city-of-adelaide-returns-to-sea-1-6025475

2)              Let’s get Geophysical! Non-invasive underwater archaeological survey methods.
http://flindersarchaeology.com/2013/08/30/lets-get-geophysical-non-invasive-underwater-archaeological-survey-methods/

3)              Fire and ice.
http://flindersarchaeology.com/2013/08/30/fire-and-ice/

4)              Marking history: Shipwreck exposed at Wrightsville Beach.
http://www.wwaytv3.com/2013/09/04/marking-history-shipwreck-exposed-wrightsville-beach

5)              Is Cape Coral wreck sunken treasure, or merely a barge?
http://www.news-press.com/article/20130903/NEWS0101/309030012/Is-Cape-Coral-wreck-sunken-treasure-merely-barge-?nclick_check=1

6)              Texas State professor studies history at the bottom of the sea.
http://www.menafn.com/fc755292-4b70-403b-b1bd-6238a0342614/Texas-State-professor-studies-history-at-the-bottom-of-the-sea?src=main

7)              High-tech research sheds new light on ancient shipwrecks.
http://capeandislands.org/post/high-tech-research-sheds-new-light-ancient-shipwrecks

8)              Court sinks plan to raise old schooner off Dunkirk shore.
http://www.buffalonews.com/city-region/chautauqua-county/court-sinks-plan-to-raise-old-schooner-off-dunkirk-shore-20130906

9)              Porter Co. shipwreck site poised to be state’s first underwater preserve.
http://www.nwitimes.com/news/local/porter/duneland/chesterton/porter-co-shipwreck-site-poised-to-be-state-s-first/article_da70f7f6-0f2b-59a8-a98c-1182068b8754.html

10)           News from The Ships Project.
https://www.facebook.com/TheShipsProject

11)            English archaeologists vs. metal detector hobbyists.
http://www.archaeology.org/news/1276-130906-england-metal-detectors-hobbyists

12)           Iron age “Loch Village” found in Scotland.
http://www.archaeology.org/news/1258-130830-scotland-loch-village-iron-age

13)           800-year-old antiques in shipwreck in Quang Nam [treasure hunting by fishermen?].
http://english.vietnamnet.vn/fms/art-entertainment/83452/800-year-old-antiques-in-shipwreck-in-quang-nam.html

14)           Dive signals more treasure at pirate shipwreck.
http://www.9news.com/news/sidetracks/354085/337/Dive-signals-more-treasure-at-pirate-shipwreck

15)           Going for gold: treasure-hunting Florida family find $300,000 in Spanish shipwreck cargo [commercial salvage].
http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/articles/504344/20130906/treasure-hunting-florida-family-discover-300-000.htm

http://news.ninemsn.com.au/world/2013/09/04/11/53/us-family-finds-300k-in-shipwreck-gold

http://www.isciencetimes.com/articles/5997/20130904/family-finds-gold-florida-shipwreck-300000-treasure.htm

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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