Monday, January 9, 2012

Special thanks to Jennifer Rodrigues for sending in news items.

1. Archaeologists dig down to find shipwrecks [more on carpark whalers in Western Australia]:

2. Shipwreck to reveal our history [“Royal Charlotte,” Australia]:

3. Replica of Darwin’s ship to be built:

4. BOEM and BSEE update guidance for offshore archaeological protection:

5. Roman brothel token discovered in Thames:

6. A Roman brothel token?

7. The maritime archaeology of shipwrecks: ‘Treasuring’ the past? [Jon Adams inaugural lecture]:

8. More on Ancient Cossack vessel raised from bottom of Dnipro at Khortytsia:

9. Divers find clue to ancient civilization: Artifact at Lake Huron’s bottom believed used by hunters 10,000 years ago:

10. How long have humans lived in Southwest Florida?

11. Floating museum for Mediterranean Sea antiquities mulled:

12. Underwater museums set to attract tourists:

13. Those very models of modern outlaws are back [Pirates of Penzance]:

14. Sheboygan shipwreck named historic site [“Walter B. Allen”]:

15. USS “Narcissus,” Civil War shipwreck off Egmont Key, could become Florida’s 12th underwater preserve:

16. Matchless expectations on a yacht called “Sea Cloud”:

17. SeaZone Wrecks Database:

18. Metal detectorist finds rare treasures under sands:

19. Benchley: Romance of Bermuda’s wrecks:

20. Responsible bidders sought for “Titanic” auction:

21. “Titanic” relics up for auction:

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