Thursday, July 14, 2011

Special thanks to Susan Langley and John Naumann for sending in news items.

1. Uncovering underwater history [Interview with Flinders University PhD student Deb Shefi]:

2. Bajo de la Campana project blog:

3. Happy Valley Reservoir mystery:

4. Berekovens discover 19th century shipwreck [Australian divers in Indonesia]:

5. The Wreck of the RMS “Empress” of Ireland Commemorated in Canada:

6. Still Searching for Franklin’s Ships:–exploring-the-wreck-of-hms-investigator

7. Spitfire’s pilot was a fighter:

8. Couple goes high-tech to keep bay clean [little off topic]:

9. Shipwreck story: treasures in watery ruins:

10. Revolutionary era shipwreck cannons on display at the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Museum:

11. Project Shiphunt Young Explorers discover two Lake Huron shipwrecks and document the journey in 3D:

12. Blackbeard artifacts meet sounds of the N.C. symphony:–Symphony?instance=home_news_lead

13. Black seaman’s heroics recalled in film about local shipwreck:

14. Diving adventure leads to 1907 shipwreck:

15. WWII shipwrecks could threaten U.S. coast: Fuel, cargo tanks corroding:

16. Aboard a submarine, exploring Lake Geneva’s own forgotten little “Titanic”:

17. Artifacts yield clues about steamboat captains’ lives:

18. Bronze sculpture from 16th century found in Mexico:

19. Stone Age relics may be hidden in Western Isles’ seas:

20. Mass tourism threatening Venice lagoon, say ecologists:

21. Roman-era shipwreck reveals ancient medical secrets [in the news again, nothing new though]:

22. Tsunamis buried ancient olympics site:

23. Sully island back on market with new £95K price tag [including shipwreck]:

24. James Cameron named National Geographic Society explorer:

25. Breathtaking treasure from “Atocha” shipwreck discovered [commercial salvage]:

26. Witte Museum in San Antonio, TX to Host Odyssey’s SHIPWRECK! Exhibit  [commercial salvage]:

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