Monday, November 4, 2013

Special thanks to Chelsea Colwell-Pasch for compiling this week’s news and to Attha Atthasit, Jessica Berry, Jose Luis Casaban, David Cowan, Susan Langley, Martijn Manders, Ulrica Söderlind, Andrew Wilkinson, and Dave Meadows’ Explorator team for sending in news items.

1)   City of Adelaide clipper ship could be moved to the Port Adelaide waterfront if Liberal Party elected

2)   History SA calls for free entry to SA Maritime Museum to boost visitor numbers

3) Prehistoric artifacts discovered at Lake George [USA]

4)  The National Geographic Channel, The Travel Channel, Spike TV: Stop airing their “Digger” programs petition

5)  Dutch maritime programe E-magazine

6)  UB grad students in Caribbean/Latino studies find program a hands-on experience

7)  Local shipwreck enthusiast makes a significant find

8) Google SEA view: explore the Mary Celeste paddle steamer wreck without getting wet using search giant’s Street View

9) Thunder Bay divers locate historic Lake Superior shipwreck

10) Shipwreck in the Bermuda Triangle sets spooky stage for underwater thrills this Halloween

11)  Unearthing the scary stories locked beneath the waters of Lake Michigan

12)  Boarding pass Titanic: the artifact exhibition

13) Long lost trunk of woman who survived the Titanic and another shipwreck turns up on eBay… 99 years later

14) The enchanting sea monsters on medieval maps

15) Rome’s aqueducts mapped with high-tech tools

16)  Hurrian civilization spread to Europe

17) Gathering of This Island Nation explores our maritime heritage

18)    3D model created to help restore HMS Victory

19) Dendrochronology reconstructs eastern Mediterranean temperatures

20) Archaeologists unearth a 6,500-year-old mystery

21)  Bamburgh Castle beach wreck

22) Shipwreck trail brings sea tales to the surface

23) Archaeologists to investigate network of Roman ports

24) Discovering the great harbour of Constantinople

25)  Sunken vessels draw diving fans to Turkey

26)  Southeast Asian Ceramics Museum newsletter

27)  Diving into history [Florida, USA]

28)  More of pirate Blackbeard’s cannons raised from wreck [USA]

29) Blackbeard’s shipwreck reveals Swedish booty

30) Shipwreck hunter Odyssey falls after short seller report


Wendy van Duivenvoorde, PhD
Lecturer in Maritime Archaeology
Deputy Director, Australian Consortium of Humanities Research Centres (ACHRC)
President Australasian Institute of Maritime Archaeology (AIMA)
Department of Archaeology | Flinders University