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Sturgeon Bay celebrates Maritime Week - Green Bay Press Gazette

Maritime History articles at Google News - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 18:48

Green Bay Press Gazette

Sturgeon Bay celebrates Maritime Week
Green Bay Press Gazette
In addition to focusing on Sturgeon Bay's extraordinary maritime history, the week honors the area's local Coast Guard personnel, past and present, for their service and many contributions to the community. Maritime Week started with the Sail Thru the ...

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Maritime tales from Chatham - Boston Globe

Maritime History articles at Google News - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 18:12

Boston Globe

Maritime tales from Chatham
Boston Globe
It's one of many stories related to Chatham's maritime history you can learn in the Atwood House of the Chatham Historical Society, built in 1752 and the only house in town preserved in its original form. The collection includes a sofa from the ...

HMS Victory: The mystery of Britain's worst naval disaster is finally solved ... - The Independent


The Independent

HMS Victory: The mystery of Britain's worst naval disaster is finally solved ...
The Independent
The new research – led by British marine archaeologist, Sean Kingsley - strongly suggests that the Victory sank because her design made her particularly vulnerable to major storms and because she had probably been built from sub-standard timbers.

Rise of the Tomb Raider Interview: Like a Phoenix in 1080p - GamingBolt


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Rise of the Tomb Raider Interview: Like a Phoenix in 1080p
GamingBolt
She obviously has a family history of archaeology and she's embracing that and going forth, so I would definitely say there is a connection to her family and the roots. Lara's continuing to pursue the lost secrets of the world in the ... We also ...

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Annual Watch Hill arts show gaining international reach - The Westerly Sun


Annual Watch Hill arts show gaining international reach
The Westerly Sun
Snowden-Smith is an award-winning professional underwater photographer who specializes in underwater archaeology photography and has photographed ancient shipwrecks from Spain to Sri Lanka. Her work has been featured in numerous publications, ...

SEARCH wins $25 million Army Corps archeology contract - Jacksonville Business Journal (blog)


SEARCH wins $25 million Army Corps archeology contract
Jacksonville Business Journal (blog)
The Jacksonville archaeology firm SEARCH Inc. has won a $25 million, five-year contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to provide archaeology, underwater archaeology and historic architecture services across the United States, including Hawaii ...

NIO, ASI underwater bid to look for Dwarka, Ram Setu - Goa com


NIO, ASI underwater bid to look for Dwarka, Ram Setu
Goa com
It is a longstanding collaboration to undertake extensive, and systematic joint marine archaeological investigation projects throughout the country wherein the NIO will train a team of ASI archaeologists and divers in the field of maritime archaeology ...

Antiquities Found on Shipwreck That Carried Elgin Marbles - Discovery News


Discovery News

Antiquities Found on Shipwreck That Carried Elgin Marbles
Discovery News
The shipwreck has been investigated by underwater archaeologists since 2009 in the hope of finding other Parthenon marbles. The ship was loaded with 16 crates of marble art removed from the Acropolis on behalf of Thomas Bruce, the Scottish Earl of Elgin.

Spanish Armada: Sligo coast 'treasure' is being restored by Dublin museum - BBC News


BBC News

Spanish Armada: Sligo coast 'treasure' is being restored by Dublin museum
BBC News
Under the shadow of Ben Bulben in the Dartry Mountains of County Sligo lies the Streedagh beach peninsula. Up the coast and visible from Streedagh's sands is Classiebawn Castle, the home of Lord Mountbatten before he was murdered by the IRA.

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Prehistoric fortress island discovered on English-Welsh border - Ancient Origins


Ancient Origins

Prehistoric fortress island discovered on English-Welsh border
Ancient Origins
Archaeologists excavating a modern housing estate on the English-Welsh border in Monmouth, UK, have discovered an ancient fortress consisting of a wooden island with a fortified farmhouse elevated above the ground on stilts. The structure used to stand ...

Archaeologists in need of funds and resources - AsiaOne


AsiaOne

Archaeologists in need of funds and resources
AsiaOne
Even Brunei, a country with a population of 400,000, has four dedicated archaeologists. Mr Lim hopes future teams here will have experts in areas such as underwater archaeology, anthropology, and geo-archaeology. "There's a big hurry to build up a ...

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Local documentary hopes to highlight Cayman's maritime history - The Cayman Reporter

Maritime History articles at Google News - Mon, 07/27/2015 - 11:09

The Cayman Reporter

Local documentary hopes to highlight Cayman's maritime history
The Cayman Reporter
Life Lines: What the Water Gave Me is a local documentary that seeks to explore the lives of the men and women who took part in Cayman's foundation maritime history. Directed and produced by Karlie Lovinggood with cinematography by Mari Abe and ...

Maritime Journal - Seabed Acoustics Workshop - Maritime Journal


Maritime Journal - Seabed Acoustics Workshop
Maritime Journal
The two-day English language event will begin with wide-ranging reviews of current issues concerning user experiences in high-resolution sub-bottom profiling, acoustics for offshore installations, underwater archaeology, signal and image processing and ...

Maritime history - Scotsman

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 19:11

Maritime history
Scotsman
I was delighted to read David A Mann's spirited defence of the Scottish Maritime Museum at Irvine (Letters, 25 July). Clearly his letter is an inspired official reply. That is good. In response to Mr Mann's kind invitation, I have visited both Irvine ...

Hunting treasures of world, maritime history - St. George Daily Spectrum

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 17:40

St. George Daily Spectrum

Hunting treasures of world, maritime history
St. George Daily Spectrum
As a small boy, I was fascinated by such names as Robert Falcon Scott, Alexander McKenzie and Ernest Shackleton, and followed the ongoing exploits of Admiral Richard Byrd and my New Jersey neighbor Charles Lindbergh. I believe I even wrote a hopeful ...

Archaeologists in need of funds and resources - The Straits Times


The Straits Times

Archaeologists in need of funds and resources
The Straits Times
Even Brunei, a country with a population of 400,000, has four dedicated archaeologists. Mr Lim hopes future teams here will have experts in areas such as underwater archaeology, anthropology, and geo-archaeology. "There's a big hurry to build up a ...

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DVIDS - News - Raise the Wreck Festival - DVIDS (press release)


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DVIDS - News - Raise the Wreck Festival
DVIDS (press release)
At the festival a variety of booths were set up from marine archaeology to Civil War re-enactors. “We are out here letting the kids try on the helmets and just explaining what we do as Navy divers,” said Navy Diver 2nd Class Nicholas Seidler, a native ...
The artifacts will be on display at Old Fort Jackson. Its called the "Raise ...WJCL News

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Fish Tales, Tugs and Sails puts the focus on children's literacy, maritime history - theday.com

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sat, 07/25/2015 - 16:58

theday.com

Fish Tales, Tugs and Sails puts the focus on children's literacy, maritime history
theday.com
Doused in pirate gear, Neal Kirk, founder of living history interpreters Free Men Of the Sea, said the group loves events like this because of the kids. "We came into port last night and heard New London is ripe for the plundering," Neal said, laughing.

Newly discovered Pictou shipwreck at least 120 years old: local diver ... - Montreal Gazette


Montreal Gazette

Newly discovered Pictou shipwreck at least 120 years old: local diver ...
Montreal Gazette
UNDATED -- The Canadian Hydrographic Service survey boat Gannet, used as part of the search for the lost Franklin vessels by Parks Canada's Underwater Archaeology Service, on its way back to the Canadian Coast Guard Ship Sir Wilfrid Laurier. Handout ...

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"Raise the "Wreck" festival set for Saturday - Story | Savannah | WJCL News ... - WJCL News


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"Raise the "Wreck" festival set for Saturday - Story | Savannah | WJCL News ...
WJCL News
In addition to seeing those items, you can see recovery operations and talk with historians and archaeologists. "It's a chance that most people don't get to have," said Rita Elliott, Outreach Specialist, CSS Georgia Project. "It's a chance to see ...
DVIDS - News - Raise the Wreck FestivalDVIDS (press release)

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