Monday, September 9, 2012

Special thanks to George Bass, Cos Coroneos, Andy Dodd, and Susan Langley for sending in news items.

1. Pre-Cook shipwreck challenges history:

2. Serendipitous Bodrum [starring the former Institute of Nautical Archaeology Bodrum’s Don Frey and his wife Sanne, and Tufan Turanli]:

3. Texas A&M can thank researcher’s passion for model ships:

4. Race to save Alaskan Arctic archaeology:

5. Reviving Oman’s maritime industry:

6. Alabama shipwreck uncovered by hurricane Isaac appears on beach:

7. Missouri drought reveals sunken steamship:

8. Researchers map harbor battlefield in Charleston, the city where the Civil War began:–Civil-War-Underwater

9. 2012 Issyk Kul Expedition: Search for a sunken palace:

10. Archaeologists investigate sea find of gilded bronze lion:

11. British Museum studies trees used by ancestors to bind ships and baskets:

12. Shipwreck in ‘exceptional’ condition discovered by archaeologists in France [more on that Antibes shipwreck]:

13. Civil War shipwreck artifacts come to Dunedin Historical Museum:

14. Air India plane wreckage from 1966 found in French glacier [ice archaeology, but when it melts….]:

15. Warning on deterioration of famous Swedish warship, Vasa:

16. Zwaanendael Museum to spotlight shipwrecks, seafaring and whaling in September:

17. Queen Anne’s Revenge dive expedition begins this week:

18. Antikythera Shipwreck, Treasures, Mechanism at Athens Airport:

19. World’s oldest champagne: to drink or not drink?,,16195938,00.html

20. Message in a bottle that drifted at sea for 97 years:

21. Bad weather prevents salvage of historic battleship’s Bell:

22. Gala ball, story telling on tap:

23. Hellenistic, Ottoman-era shipwrecks found near Cyprus:

24. Whale bones, sharks, shipwrecks and volcanic rock—Ballard wraps up Cyprus expedition:

25. Historic Islander shipwreck about to be salvaged—again:

26. Boat-towed detectors assist researchers and salvors:

27. Treasure hunter who found ‘Ship of Gold’ now sought by US Marshals:

28. World’s oldest boat remains found in Korea [not much photographic evidence provided though]:

29. Roman building wrongly identified as Phoenician port [media & jump to conclusions]:

30. Wesley Hall’s Obituary:

Wendy van Duivenvoorde, PhD
Lecturer in Maritime Archaeology
Deputy Director, Australian Consortium of Humanities Research Centres (ACHRC)

Department of Archaeology | Flinders University