Monday, August 23, 2010

With thanks to George Fischer and Adam Wolfe for sending in news.

1. South Korea archaeologists uncover 7000-year-old oar:

2. Ancient sea cave on Skye ‘still occupied’:

3. Possible Shipwreck Found Near Sleeping Bear Dunes[Lake Michigan]:

4. Fla. firm says it found wreck of 198-year-old ship [Swedish shipwreck off the coast of Newfoundland, Canada]:

5. [More on…] Shipwreck in York River may be from Yorktown siege:,0,4077272.story

6. Quest to make the “Morgan” seaworthy [wooden whaling vessel]:

7. Efforts in Philadelphia to save showpiece ships:

8. Scilly shipwrecks:

9. [More on…] Archaeologists study 18th-century ship found at World Trade Center site:

10. Giant turtle’s demise the fault of humans, study says:

11. New ways to chart our maritime past:

12. Treasure-hunters, scientists on new “Titanic” mission:

13. Gold bullion stolen from Florida’s Mel Fisher Maritime Museum:


Dr Wendy van Duivenvoorde