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Russian divers report ancient ship find near Crimea - Hurriyet Daily News


Russian divers report ancient ship find near Crimea
Hurriyet Daily News
Underwater footage shown on state television from the dive earlier in May showed hundreds of sediment-covered, two-handled pots called amphoras, with some seemingly still intact. Coastal areas of Crimea were largely populated by Greeks during the ...

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Looking back in maritime history: Coming of the games was cause of freight ... - http://www.lloydslistaustralia.com.au/ (subscription) (blog)


Looking back in maritime history: Coming of the games was cause of freight ...
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In May 2000 – which was a mere 15 years ago – Sydney was counting down to the XXVII Olympiad for the two weeks from mid-September. From a freight perspective, the advent of the games presented a major logistical challenge – it was that old conundrum ...

1st CreekSpeak event of 2015 set this week - Fairfield Daily Republic


1st CreekSpeak event of 2015 set this week
Fairfield Daily Republic
Ken Davis, an aquatic biologist and wildlife photojournalist, will speak on the successes of salmon restoration efforts in Putah Creek and present underwater video footage of these fish. CreekSpeak is Putah Creek Council's six-month series of community ...

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Navy, URI celebrate technological, underwater ties - The Providence Journal


Navy, URI celebrate technological, underwater ties
The Providence Journal
Girrier sat entranced as Chris Roman, an assistant professor of oceanography, showed examples of 3-D images developed by using a laser line, sonar and stereo cameras, with applications in marine archaeology, geology and the detection of gas bubbles ...

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Mooresville science teacher tapped for return trip to the sea - Mooresville Tribune


Mooresville science teacher tapped for return trip to the sea
Mooresville Tribune
OET, a nonprofit founded by Titanic discoverer Robert Ballard in 2008, has a mission to “explore the ocean, seeking out new discoveries in the fields of geology, biology, maritime history, archaeology, physics, and chemistry while pushing the ...

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Artifacts Recovered from HMS Erebus - Archaeology


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Artifacts Recovered from HMS Erebus
Archaeology
NUNAVUT, CANADA—Last month, underwater archaeologists from Parks Canada with the support of Royal Canadian Navy divers descended to the wreck site of HMS Erebus, lost nearly 170 years ago during Sir John Franklin's expedition to find the ...
HMS Erebus dive 'just scratching the surface' of Franklin expedition mysteryCBC.ca

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MHS teacher tapped for return trip to the sea - Mooresville Tribune


MHS teacher tapped for return trip to the sea
Mooresville Tribune
OET, a nonprofit founded by Titanic discoverer Robert Ballard in 2008, has a mission to “explore the ocean, seeking out new discoveries in the fields of geology, biology, maritime history, archaeology, physics, and chemistry while pushing the ...

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Cape Cod treasure hunter may have found Captain Kidd's loot - Boston Globe (subscription)


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Cape Cod treasure hunter may have found Captain Kidd's loot
Boston Globe (subscription)
Victor Mastone, director of the Massachusetts Board of Underwater Archaeological Resources, said Clifford has followed state guidelines since the Whydah's discovery. “From the point of view of the standards we put forth, their field work, the ...

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Cape Cod treasure hunter may have found Captain Kidd's loot - Boston Globe (subscription)


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Cape Cod treasure hunter may have found Captain Kidd's loot
Boston Globe (subscription)
He struck the underwater archaeological equivalent of gold in 1984 when he found the fabled 100-foot pirate ship Whydah, laden with treasure and artifacts off Wellfleet. It was the first pirate ship whose identity was verified, a discovery that fueled ...

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DC Museum Spotlights the Real Artifacts That Inspired Indiana Jones - New York Observer


New York Observer

DC Museum Spotlights the Real Artifacts That Inspired Indiana Jones
New York Observer
The show features props, costumes, and memorabilia from the films, photography and video from the National Geographic Society, and real artifacts from the collections of the University of Pennsylvania's Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn ...

A GIFT: To local hospitality employees - Lincoln City News Guard


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A GIFT: To local hospitality employees
Lincoln City News Guard
Part Mystery., opened Memorial Day weekend to immerse visitors in the science and intrigue of underwater archaeology. Eligible Lincoln County workers who wish to bring guests with them can take advantage of the Aquarium's discounted Lincoln County ...

How Cunard earned its place in British maritime history in images - Daily Mail

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How Cunard earned its place in British maritime history in images
Daily Mail
Since the maiden voyage of a Cunard liner to America in 1840, the company has earned itself a place at the forefront of British maritime history, revolutionising transatlantic travel with its fleet of magnificent steam ships. The line has now become ...

Archaeologists wrap up underwater excavation in Xisha - Shanghai Daily (subscription)


Archaeologists wrap up underwater excavation in Xisha
Shanghai Daily (subscription)
This is the second notable underwater archaeological excavation in the South China Sea following the Huaguang reef number one shipwreck in 2008 in the Xisha Islands, where a vessel loaded with porcelain sank more than 700 years ago, according to ...

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Ferry celebrates maritime history - Cape Gazette

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Cape Gazette

Ferry celebrates maritime history
Cape Gazette
Lewes — The Cape May-Lewes Ferry held its annual Maritime Day Celebration May 16 at the Lewes terminal. Visitors were entertained by educational exhibits, a water cannon display by the Lewes Fire Boat and a demonstration of the deployment of a ...

Ferry celebrates maritime history - Cape Gazette

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Cape Gazette

Ferry celebrates maritime history
Cape Gazette
Photo by: Nick Roth The Cape May-Lewes Ferry held its annual Maritime Day Celebration May 16. Shown in the photo are Heath Gehrke, director of operations for the ferry; Lewes Mayor Ted Becker; Rep. Steve Smyk, R-Milton; Mike Hearn, Jack Hearn and ...

Shock of your life! - Cihan News Agency


Cihan News Agency

Shock of your life!
Cihan News Agency
A few weeks ago I went to Bodrum with a friend of mine to visit the local castle and underwater museum. During our stay, we had ... It has recently been recognized as one of the finest museums of nautical archaeology in the world. It is debated as to ...

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Home Life The worst maritime tragedy in US history, and nobody has heard of... - Communities Digital News

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Communities Digital News

Home Life The worst maritime tragedy in US history, and nobody has heard of...
Communities Digital News
CHARLOTTE, NC, May 23, 2015 – On April 27, 1865 a Mississippi River side-wheel steamboat named the Sultana exploded and burned to the waterline near Memphis, Tennessee. To this day it remains the worst maritime disaster in United States history, yet ...

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Shock of your life! - Today's Zaman


Shock of your life!
Today's Zaman
A few weeks ago I went to Bodrum with a friend of mine to visit the local castle and underwater museum. During our stay, we had ... It has recently been recognized as one of the finest museums of nautical archaeology in the world. It is debated as to ...

Singapore can take lead in salvaging of maritime artefacts — Michael Flecker - Malay Mail Online


Singapore can take lead in salvaging of maritime artefacts — Michael Flecker
Malay Mail Online
MAY 23 — The recent archaeological excavation near Empress Place has proven to be highly significant, as have past excavations. They tell us virtually all that is known of Singapore, or Temasek, before the arrival of Raffles. Tonnes of ceramic shards ...

Looking back in maritime history: Conference in Melbourne and AMSA ... - http://www.lloydslistaustralia.com.au/ (subscription) (blog)

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Looking back in maritime history: Conference in Melbourne and AMSA ...
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A major international maritime conference was announced to be hitting our shores this time 20 years ago. The Maritime Trade and Technology Conference, a biannual event, was scheduled for the Royal Exhibition building, Melbourne, on November 23 and ...

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