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Odyssey Marine: Victory And Vindication (OMEX) - Seeking Alpha (registration)


Odyssey Marine: Victory And Vindication (OMEX)
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The first is research published by OMEX in its series "Odyssey Papers" by Neil Dobson of OMEX and Dr. Sean Kingsley of Wreck Watch International (Wreck Watch was a paid archaeological consultant to Odyssey Marine). The paper describes initial Victory ...

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UConn Archaeologist Discovers 17th-century Shipwreck - The Maritime Executive


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UConn Archaeologist Discovers 17th-century Shipwreck
The Maritime Executive
The find is a significant source of information for the maritime history of the period. “Although we have some written records of the battle itself, we possess no detailed plans of 17th-century warships,” Batchvarov says, “so our only sources of ...

UN group sinks Barry Clifford's Santa Maria treasure claim - Capecodonline


UN group sinks Barry Clifford's Santa Maria treasure claim
Capecodonline
Beeker has been doing underwater archaeological research in the region for more than 20 years. The discovery of a rare 15th-century Lombard cannon that would have been on board the Santa Maria helped convince Clifford he had the right shipwreck.

HMS Victory 1744 shipwreck: Artefacts to be recovered - BBC News


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HMS Victory 1744 shipwreck: Artefacts to be recovered
BBC News
He said: "The government is satisfied that the project will be managed in accordance with best practice and will ensure that important artefacts from this unique part of our maritime history remain together for the future appreciation and education of ...
HMS Victory (1744) Shipwreck Project Receives Approval From UK Ministry of ...CNNMoney

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Blackbeard expert to speak in Washington, NC - WNCN


Blackbeard expert to speak in Washington, NC
WNCN
The author of a book about Blackbeard will talk about the black men on the pirate's ship when he gives the keynote address at the annual meeting of the North Carolina Maritime History Council. The author of a book about Blackbeard will talk about the ...

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Haunted happenings: A guide to area Halloween events - Herald Times Reporter

Maritime History articles at Google News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 20:30

Herald Times Reporter

Haunted happenings: A guide to area Halloween events
Herald Times Reporter
Maritime History Ghost Walk — Ghosts walk on water Friday and Saturday at the Wisconsin Maritime Museum, 75 Maritime Drive, Manitowoc. Hear true tales of Lake Michigan with an eerie twist. Not suitable for children under 5. Admission is $5 for adults, ...

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Halloween party at Hampton Beach - Seacoastonline.com

Maritime History articles at Google News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 18:43

Halloween party at Hampton Beach
Seacoastonline.com
The goal of the center is to provide a family-friendly attraction at Hampton Beach where visitors can learn about marine life, local and maritime history, and actions they can take to protect the marine environment. It is operated by the Blue Ocean ...

Mysterious 4000-Year-Old 'CD-ROM' Code Cracked - Discovery News


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Mysterious 4000-Year-Old 'CD-ROM' Code Cracked
Discovery News
Have the most important temples, tombs, pyramids, cities, and civilizations been found? Not at all, according to Peter B. Campbell, director of archaeology at the Albanian Center for Marine Research. "The greatest age of discovery is happening right now.

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World War II Battlefield Found Off the Coast of North Carolina - Archaeology


World War II Battlefield Found Off the Coast of North Carolina
Archaeology
North-Carolina-Submarine WASHINGTON, D.C.—Researchers from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Office of National Marine Sanctuaries have located the wreckage of the German U-boat 576 and the freighter Bluefields, which sank ...

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History of Controls on U.S. Oil Exports - The Maritime Executive

Maritime History articles at Google News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 14:53

The Maritime Executive

History of Controls on U.S. Oil Exports
The Maritime Executive
... the Trans-Alaska Pipeline Authorization Act, the Mineral Leasing Act, the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act and the Naval Petroleum Reserves Production Act. BY JOHN KEMP (C) Reuters 2014. . Latest Maritime news. History of Controls on U.S. Oil ...

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Photo courtesy Jeju World Natural Heritage Team - The Jeju Weekly

Maritime History articles at Google News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 03:52

The Jeju Weekly

Photo courtesy Jeju World Natural Heritage Team
The Jeju Weekly
By viewing maritime history as an exchange along ocean currents, we can challenge hegemonic and peninsula-centric worldviews which overlook Jeju's true role. Jeju's maritime vistas are not just sleepy horizons, but wild seas powered by the Kuroshio ...

Lowell's Boat Shop holds Fall Haul, rowing race Sunday - The Daily News of Newburyport

Maritime History articles at Google News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 01:54

Lowell's Boat Shop holds Fall Haul, rowing race Sunday
The Daily News of Newburyport
Only through sustainable educational outreach to youth, only by passing on the skills and art of wooden boat building, as well as the joys of rowing on the river, can the nonprofit organization preserve and perpetuate the maritime history of the Lower ...

How to Turn an Archaeologist Into an Underwater Iron Man - IEEE Spectrum


IEEE Spectrum

How to Turn an Archaeologist Into an Underwater Iron Man
IEEE Spectrum
It used to be that all an archaeologist needed was a fedora hat and a bullwhip. Today's professionals, however, have much more sophisticated gear. This month, marine archaeologists exploring an ancient Greek shipwreck tried out a high-tech “exosuit ...

Fossil Day: History at home in Oak Bluffs - Martha's Vineyard Times


Martha's Vineyard Times

Fossil Day: History at home in Oak Bluffs
Martha's Vineyard Times
The Woods Hole contingent led the technology pack with a dynamic visual series of photographs and graphs, including slide shows and underwater video, which drew a constant gathering of all ages to their table. Joining Dr. Hotchiss to share their ...

UConn Archaeologist Discovers 17th-century Shipwreck - UConn Today (blog)


UConn Today (blog)

UConn Archaeologist Discovers 17th-century Shipwreck
UConn Today (blog)
Batchvarov, assistant professor of maritime archaeology in UConn's Department of Anthropology, is an internationally known researcher specializing in 17th-century ship building and maritime archaeology. He is leading a multi-phased investigation to ...

UConn Archaeologist Discovers 17th-century Shipwreck - UConn Today (blog)

Maritime History articles at Google News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 10:56

UConn Today (blog)

UConn Archaeologist Discovers 17th-century Shipwreck
UConn Today (blog)
The find is a significant source of information for the maritime history of the period. “Although we have some written records of the battle itself, we possess no detailed plans of 17th-century warships,” Batchvarov says, “so our only sources of ...

17th-C. Dutch Warship Discovered Off the Coast of Tobago - Archaeology


17th-C. Dutch Warship Discovered Off the Coast of Tobago
Archaeology
... the battle itself, we possess no detailed plans of seventeenth-century warships, so our only sources of information about the ships of the day are the wrecks themselves,” Batchvarov said. For more underwater discoveries, see "History's 10 Greatest ...

Kilmer talks with local stakeholders about bill - Port Townsend Leader

Maritime History articles at Google News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 06:44

Kilmer talks with local stakeholders about bill
Port Townsend Leader
Representatives Derek Kilmer and Danny Heck have proposed a bill establishing a Washington State Maritime Heritage Area. In Port Townsend Oct. 15 to speak to stakeholders at the Northwest Maritime Center about the Maritime Washington National ...

Lowell's Boat Shop holds Fall Haul, rowing race Sunday - The Daily News of Newburyport

Maritime History articles at Google News - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 03:08

Lowell's Boat Shop holds Fall Haul, rowing race Sunday
The Daily News of Newburyport
Only through sustainable educational outreach to youth, only by passing on the skills and art of wooden boat building, as well as the joys of rowing on the river, can the nonprofit organization preserve and perpetuate the maritime history of the Lower ...

The 4th International Port Cultural Festival Ningbo China Opened - Ningbo Expat Life


The 4th International Port Cultural Festival Ningbo China Opened
Ningbo Expat Life
On the morning of 16th, scholars of cultural relics preservation, museums and underwater archaeology from UNESCO,UK. France, Vietnam, Korea, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan gathered in Beilun to witness the completion ceremony of "China Port Museum ...

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