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Divers strike gold again as exploration of 17th century shipwreck continues - Echo


Past Horizons Archaeology News (press release)

Divers strike gold again as exploration of 17th century shipwreck continues
Echo
Steve Webster, project manager for Cotswold Archaeology, said the project is the only ongoing excavation on an underwater wreck in England at present. He added: “Artefacts we recover may be similar in scope to those recovered from the Mary Rose, but ...
Excavation may explain how 17th century warship blew itself upPast Horizons Archaeology News (press release)

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ARCHAEOLOGY > New sunken ships discovered in Aegean - Hurriyet Daily News


Hurriyet Daily News

ARCHAEOLOGY > New sunken ships discovered in Aegean
Hurriyet Daily News
A group of researchers from İzmir's Dokuz Eylül University's Institute of Marine Science and Technology (IMST), who conduct research on sunken ships located between Muğla's Datça peninsula and Antalya, have discovered eight new sunken ships.

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Joan Fontcuberta: Stranger than Fiction, Science Museum, London - Financial Times


Joan Fontcuberta: Stranger than Fiction, Science Museum, London
Financial Times
Underwater archaeology of mermaid bones, anybody? An evolutionary backwater en route to the centaur, whose upper half is monkey rather than man? Fontcuberta often performs in his own set-ups, adopting the roles of various explorers or scientists.

Fisheries trail to encourage tourism, showcase Down East Maine's maritime ... - Bangor Daily News

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 13:49

Bangor Daily News

Fisheries trail to encourage tourism, showcase Down East Maine's maritime ...
Bangor Daily News
The Downeast Fisheries Trail includes nearly 50 sites, ranging from historical societies and small fisheries museums to places such as the Cherryfield Cable Pool, where Atlantic salmon fly fishermen would flock every year. “The project has really ...

Excavation may explain how 17th century warship blew itself up - Past Horizons Archaeology News (press release)


Past Horizons Archaeology News (press release)

Excavation may explain how 17th century warship blew itself up
Past Horizons Archaeology News (press release)
An underwater rescue excavation is being mounted this summer by English Heritage to solve a 349-year-old mystery: how warship the London managed to blow itself up without firing a shot at the enemy off Southend. Cotswold Archaeology and local divers ...

Brother 'Still Waiting' for Lost Costa Concordia Crewman - NBCNews.com

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NBCNews.com

Brother 'Still Waiting' for Lost Costa Concordia Crewman
NBCNews.com
The 100,000-ton luxury liner is being broken down into scrap, ending the most complex salvage operation in maritime history. But for Kevin Rebello, the crisis goes on. His brother Russell was working on board as a waiter when the Costa Concordia — in ...
Costa Concordia reaches Genoa's main port for scrapping after 200 mile journeyThe Independent
Salvaged cruise ship towed to Italian portAljazeera.com
Costa Concordia Arrives In GenoaCBS Local
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Must Visit Museums for Nautical Lovers and Seafaring Folk - LongIsland.com

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Must Visit Museums for Nautical Lovers and Seafaring Folk
LongIsland.com
Surrounded by the Long Island Sound, Great South Bay, and Atlantic Ocean, it's easy to picture why Long Island would have such a rich maritime history and heritage. The area is wonderful for walking the sandy coasts, going fishing on a charter boat ...

Costa Concordia reaches Genoa's main port for scrapping after 200 mile journey - The Independent

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The Independent

Costa Concordia reaches Genoa's main port for scrapping after 200 mile journey
The Independent
The Costa Concordia, the Italian cruise ship that sunk and killed 32 people in 2012, has entered the port of Genoa for scrapping after one of the biggest salvage operations in maritime history. Two and a half years since the tragic sinking of the ship ...
Salvaged cruise ship towed to Italian portAljazeera.com
Costa Concordia wreck reaches final destinationGreenwich Time

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Salvaged cruise ship towed to Italian port - Aljazeera.com

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Daily News & Analysis

Salvaged cruise ship towed to Italian port
Aljazeera.com
Costa Concordia to be scrapped in Genoa after one of biggest engineering operations in maritime history to refloat it. Last updated: 27 Jul 2014 08:32. Email Article. Print Article. Share article. Send Feedback ...
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David M. Shribman: The secret room in Salem is a treasure of maritime history - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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David M. Shribman: The secret room in Salem is a treasure of maritime history
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
So in my seventh decade — and the 12th decade of my family's ties to this old community — I finally watched the key turn in a tucked-away corner of the top floor of the hotel and saw the door open to the secret meeting place of the Salem Marine ...

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Ahoy! Exploring the claustrophobic history of submarines in Sweden - Express.co.uk

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Express.co.uk

Ahoy! Exploring the claustrophobic history of submarines in Sweden
Express.co.uk
Gothenburg's Packhuskajen Quay is a retirement home for a cross-section of Sweden's naval heritage. Billed as the largest ship museum in the world, Maritiman provides an intriguing insight into 400 years of the country's maritime history. It's the ...

In Ferry Deaths, a South Korean Tycoon's Downfall - New York Times

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New York Times

In Ferry Deaths, a South Korean Tycoon's Downfall
New York Times
Weeks before, nearly 10,000 police officers had raided his church's compound in the largest manhunt in South Korean history, armed with backhoes to dig up underground hiding places, only to leave empty-handed. They had almost caught him once, it turned ...

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Discovery Day at the Maritime Museum - YourErie

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sat, 07/26/2014 - 18:54

Discovery Day at the Maritime Museum
YourErie
History comes alive at the Maritime Museum as kids learn a little more about the Brig Niagara. Children at the museum's, Discovery Day, learned maritime songs, how to tie knots and what it really takes to be a sailor. Kids and families also heard about ...

Must Visit Museums for Nautical Lovers and Seafaring Folk - LongIsland.com

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sat, 07/26/2014 - 13:02

LongIsland.com

Must Visit Museums for Nautical Lovers and Seafaring Folk
LongIsland.com
Surrounded by the Long Island Sound, Great South Bay, and Atlantic Ocean, it's easy to picture why Long Island would have such a rich maritime history and heritage. The area is wonderful for walking the sandy coasts, going fishing on a charter boat ...

Southend shipwreck The London 'similar to Mary Rose' - BBC News


BBC News

Southend shipwreck The London 'similar to Mary Rose'
BBC News
The excavation of an underwater wreck could be "similar in scope" to the Mary Rose warship, archaeologists have said. Divers have recovered a series of objects from the ship called The London, which exploded off the coast of Southend in 1665. The haul ...

Massive fossil collection shared with museum - Ocala


Massive fossil collection shared with museum
Ocala
Published: Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 6:30 a.m.. Last Modified: Friday, July 25, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.. A fishing trip to Orange Springs in 1960 introduced Alvin Hendrix to a hobby that would take him on underwater treasure hunts for the next 40 years.

Books delve deep into Somerset's maritime past - Western Daily Press

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Western Daily Press

Books delve deep into Somerset's maritime past
Western Daily Press
The rich past life of the Somerset coast, from pirates to pilgrims, from trade to tourism, is brought into sharp focus in two volumes of A Maritime History of Somerset. Published by Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society, and edited by ...

Boats arrive in Greenock ahead of historic Commonwealth flotilla - Greenock Telegraph

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Boats arrive in Greenock ahead of historic Commonwealth flotilla
Greenock Telegraph
Vessels began arriving yesterday and the boats will muster at about 8.30am before they depart at about 10am to travel the 17 nautical miles to Glasgow's Pacific Quay — next to the BBC HQ and Glasgow Science Centre — arriving there from about 12.30.

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Shipwreck excavation may explain 349-year-old mystery of how warship blew ... - Raw Story


Raw Story

Shipwreck excavation may explain 349-year-old mystery of how warship blew ...
Raw Story
A major underwater rescue excavation is being mounted this summer by English Heritage to solve a 349-year-old mystery: how warship the London managed to blow itself up without firing a shot at the enemy, in broad daylight, within sight of the Southend ...

Learning through a deep sea mission - KeysNews.com (registration)


Learning through a deep sea mission
KeysNews.com (registration)
Bode and Kovacs are collecting marine data, learning about seafloor mapping of underwater archaeology sites and studying sonar. The students are also discovering how to operate autonomous underwater vehicles (AUV) and remote operated vehicles ...

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