Monday, August 29, 2011

Special thanks to Denise Kuijlaars, Susan Langley, Victor Mastone, Alexandre Monteiro, and Hanna Steyne  for sending in news items.

1. Archaeologists research 1619 shipwreck off Bermuda [interview with Piotr Bojakowski on “Warwick”]:

2. Letter: Teddy found wreck [more on “Warwick”]:

3. The Ghosts of the “Mary Rose” [for those who missed it on tv last night]:

4. The man who ate his boots: the doomed quest for the Northwest Passage:

5. Interesting survey finds by RPM in Sicily this year (two rams and a bronze helmet):

6. Amfora’s Cousteau terug in zee [in Dutch: Amphorae from Cousteau returned to the sea]:

7. Archaeologists discover Roman port in Wales:

8. Roman shipwreck full of wine jars discovered:

9. Best preserved shipwreck found at İstanbul’s Yenikapı:–shipwreck-found-at-istanbuls-yenikapi.html

10. Relics of a 5,000-year-old port found in southern Turkey:

11. Ship’s story revealed in 435-year-old wreckage [feature on Edward von der Porten’s work]:

12. The last battle of the “Cassin Young”:

13. Check out article “Protecting under water cultural heritage”:

14. Franklin ships remain unfound:

15. More on the Namibia shipwreck:

16. US divers explore WWII ship wrecks:

17. Divers off N.C. coast go on a high-tech ghost hunt:,divers-off-n-c-coast-go-on-a-high-tech-ghost-hunt,991757355.html

18. Family seeks closure from WWII off NC coast:

19. WWII Shipwreck Memorial [images]:

20. Underwater robotics laboratory to enable scientists conduct marine research:

21. Scanners reveal a wreck on the bottom of Lake Geneva:

Wendy van Duivenvoorde, PhD
Lecturer in Maritime Archaeology
Department of Archaeology | Flinders University