Monday, March 19, 2012

Special thanks to Victor Mastone, Susan Langley, David Meadows, and Adam Wolfe for sending in news items.

1. Clipper ship “City of Adelaide” finds berth in Australia:

2. Futureheads frontman records sea shanty in aid of historic clipper ship [City of Adelaide]:

3. Island a precious time capsule [Salisbury Island, Recherche Archipelago, Western Australia]:

4. Man overboard as hammock fall injures “Endeavour” crewman:

5. The bell of sunken Anglesey ship “Conargo” goes on show:

6. New book: Secret Fleet—Fremantle’s secret submarine base exposed:

7. Last days to see the historic replica ship, the “Duyfken” [ANMM]:,-the-Duyfken/94861

8. Artifacts looted from shipwreck [Philippines]:

9, Norway tries to reclaim explorer Amundsen’s ship “Maud”:

10. Huge new “Titanic” museum comes to Belfast:

11. Definite facts about sinking of RMS “Titanic” to be revealed on April 15:

12. “Titanic” letter returning to Belfast:

13. Glass from the past informs decisions for the future:

14. Battle of the ironclads tested their metal:

15. Mystery of the “Beeswax Wreck” in Nehalem Bay [Oregon]:

16. History of timber found on beach still a mystery [Navarre Beach, Florida]:

17. Historic lifeboat Edward Birkbeck Norfolk trip home:

18. Norfolk’s submerged treasures exposed by weather:

19. Researcher says he knows site of 400-year-old Drakes Bay shipwreck and, maybe, its buried treasure:

20. Cache of sunken coins returned to Spain:

21. Peruvians feel robbed over Spain getting treasure:

22. Anchor, cannon from Blackbeard’s shipwreck to be featured at QAR conservation lab open house:

23. All ShipWrecks by Lee Spencer [on “Hunley”]:

24. Why scouring sea for sunken treasures is big business [sic]:

25. Odyssey Marine Exploration reports fourth quarter and full year 2011 financial results [commercial salvage]:


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