Wednesday, August 18, 2010

1. The life of Max Cramer [one of the discovers of the “Batavia” shipwreck passed away]:
http://www.abc.net.au/local/audio/2010/08/05/2974538.htm

2. UNESCO exhibition on global underwater cultural heritage to be held in Bangkok:
http://www.indiaeducationdiary.in/showEE.asp?newsid=3741

3. ‘Antikythera Mechanism’ exhibition opens on Kythera:
http://www.ana-mpa.gr/anaweb/user/showplain?maindoc=9011101&maindocimg=4285621&service=144

4. Cache of champagne in Baltic Sea is larger than believed:
http://www.hs.fi/english/article/Cache+of+champagne+in+Baltic+Sea+is+larger+than+believed/1135259024251

5. Ancient Greek ship raised off Sicilian coast:
http://www.lifeinitaly.com/news/ancient-greek-ship-raised-sicilian-coast

6. Ancient shipwrecks found off Central Italy’s Coast:
http://www1.voanews.com/english/news/europe/Ancient-Shipwrecks-Found-Off-Central-Italys-Coast-100637469.html

7. Ancient shipwreck sheds light on mariner’s diet [late Classical wreck off Mazotos, Cyprus]:
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/38677194/ns/technology_and_science-science/
http://www.canadaeast.com/rss/article/1173366
http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE67B3SG20100812
http://www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/food-wine/4021006/Ancient-mariners-diet-revealed
http://www.isria.com/pages/13_August_2010_126.php
http://www.execte.com/world/2010/olives-top-food-for-ancient-mariners-16081844.html

8. Ireland. Marine Notice Erne Sytem-Devenish Island-Underwater Archaeology:
http://www.bymnews.com/news/newsDetails.php?id=73128

9. Shipwreck could yield the USS “Scorpion” from the War of 1812:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/08/04/AR2010080407095.html
http://feeds.nbcwashington.com/click.phdo?i=e363492568cee4b4d0de8c03475eebe4

See also:
http://www.scorpionarchaeology.blogspot.com/

10. Researchers eager to study WTC ship :
http://www.boston.com/news/science/articles/2010/08/15/researchers_eager_to_study_wtc_ship/
http://www.allvoices.com/contributed-news/6452535-ship-found-at-ground-zero-dates-back-to-1780s

11. Scientists wrap up Arctic HMS “Investigator” exploration:
http://www.nationalpost.com/news/canada/Scientists+wrap+Arctic+Investigator+exploration/3351171/story.html
http://www.ctv.ca/CTVNews/SciTech/20100803/investigator-ship-wreck-100803/
http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/world-news/most-important-shipwreck-in-history-found-in-arctic-14898464.html
http://hqyellowknife.com/news/6844/Historic%20ship%20may%20remain%20at%20bottom%20of%20Mercy%20Bay,%20NWT/

12. In pictures: Discovering the wreck of HMS “Investigator”:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-10899878

13. Video of the HMS “Investigator”:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B2dFcNWO8tQ
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xXjeRYNcY6k

14. New treasure/salvage laws in New Brunswick:
http://timestranscript.canadaeast.com/news/article/1166880

15. Nassau County Museum of Art’s Water World.The new exhibit at NCMA, “The Sea Around Us,” reflects life on an Island:
http://www.longislandpress.com/2010/08/12/nassau-county-museum-of-arts-water-world/

16. Confederate sub has clues to last mission [“Hunley”]:
http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-08-06/confederate-sub-has-clues-last-mission

17. Shipwreck in York River may be from Siege at Yorktown:
http://www.vagazette.com/articles/2010/08/12/news/doc4c642f45ac1a5042679025.txt
http://www.wavy.com/dpp/news/local_news/shipwrecke-may-be-from-yorktown-siege

18. Michigan, divers, France to determine if Great Lakes shipwreck is 17th century “Griffin”:
http://www.google.com/hostednews/canadianpress/article/ALeqM5gYDoU8zafpKnPqFfzWDh7QKOYE-w
http://www.freep.com/article/20100814/NEWS06/8140315/1322/After-years-of-court-delays-man-to-resume-quest-to-ID-the-Griffon-sailing-ship

19. Dive team’s discovery gives war story its final chapter. Families of 78 men who died in sinking put loved ones to rest [USS “Flier”]:
http://www.vancouversun.com/entertainment/Dive+team+discovery+gives+story+final+chapter/3398813/story.html

20. US firm awarded $110m for salvaging “Titanic” artefacts:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-10973009
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/14/us/14brfs-RULINGFAVORS_BRF.html
http://hamptonroads.com/2010/08/norfolk-judge-grants-salvage-award-titanic-artifacts
http://www.atlawblog.com/2010/08/atlanta-company-wins-110-million-salvage-award-for-titanic-relics/
http://www.marketwatch.com/story/premier-exhibitions-inc-receives-salvage-award-for-recovery-of-titanic-artifacts-2010-08-13?reflink=MW_news_stmp

21. “Titanic” salvage hits storm of protest:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/150962.stm

22. Retracing the “Titanic” for posterity. Scientists to create 3-D map of wreck site:
http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/articles/2010/08/16/scientists_to_create_3_d_map_of_titanic_site/

23. Father and son scoop up treasure. Gold coin could be worth $100-$50,000:
http://www.wthitv.com/dpps/news/strange/father-and-son-scoop-up-treasure-ob10-jgr_3540661

24. Treasure hunters’ vacations could pay off. Beachcombers can make amazing finds along Delmarva coast:
http://articles.mcall.com/2010-08-14/entertainment/mc-shipwrecks-treasure-story-081510_1_shipwrecks-treasure-hunters-sunken-treasure

25. Prooflike 1857-S Double Eagle Gold Coins from the Shipwreck of the S.S. “Central America”:
http://www.coinlink.com/News/us-coins/prooflike-1857-s-double-eagle-gold-coins-from-the-shipwreck-of-the-s-s-central-america/

26. U-boat wrecks identified [six Second World War U-boats found by Odyssey Marine Exploration]:
http://www.divemagazine.co.uk/news/article.asp?uan=5564

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Posted by Dr Wendy van Duivenvoorde