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Oktoberfests, Maritime Fest, history | Community Corner - The Seattle Times


Oktoberfests, Maritime Fest, history | Community Corner
The Seattle Times
Community events for the weekend of Sept. 20-21, 2014, include Fremont and Monroe Oktoberfests, Nihonmachi Nite, Fraser Cabin Heritage Program and Seattle Police Mounted Patrol Open House.

Howth's Maritime & Sailing History is Brought Centre Stage - Afloat (blog)


Howth's Maritime & Sailing History is Brought Centre Stage
Afloat (blog)
This billboard encapsulates much that it is significant in the history of Howth Harbour, and it gets the spirit of the place. It shows four boats of the Howth Seventeen class (the "17" refers to their waterline length) gliding in close formation under ...

Odyssey Marine Ends Successful Summer Salvage Season (OMEX) - Seeking Alpha (registration)


Odyssey Marine Ends Successful Summer Salvage Season (OMEX)
Seeking Alpha (registration)
According to World Archaeology magazine the UK is considering whether to sign the UNESCO Protection of Underwater Heritage effort. Permission to salvage HMS Victory may await the outcome. The UK requires finders of "treasure" on land to present it to ...

Odyssey Marine Ends Successful Summer Salvage Season (OMEX) - Seeking Alpha (registration)


Odyssey Marine Ends Successful Summer Salvage Season (OMEX)
Seeking Alpha (registration)
According to World Archaeology magazine the UK is considering whether to sign the UNESCO Protection of Underwater Heritage effort. Permission to salvage HMS Victory may await the outcome. The UK requires finders of "treasure" on land to present it to ...

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Mastodon rears tusk at MOAS Natural History Festival - Daytona Beach News-Journal


Mastodon rears tusk at MOAS Natural History Festival
Daytona Beach News-Journal
1 p.m. — “Shipwreck Archaeology in Florida and Beyond” presented by Chuck Meide, underwater archaeologist, St. Augustine Lighthouse Museum. Meide will discuss the history and methods of shipwreck archaeology, as well as some of the more significant ...

The Deepwater Search for the Antikythera Mechanism, the World's First Computer - Yahoo Tech


Yahoo Tech

The Deepwater Search for the Antikythera Mechanism, the World's First Computer
Yahoo Tech
15, with the help of a technologically advanced underwater suit that makes the wearer resemble Iron Man, archaeologist Dr. Brendan Foley will lead a team to do one final excavation of the site. He hopes to find yet another ancient computer, along with ...

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Lighthouse to illuminate local ties to American Revolutionary War - St. Augustine Record


Lighthouse to illuminate local ties to American Revolutionary War
St. Augustine Record
Bell received his doctorate from Harvard University and his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Cambridge, and will be speaking Saturday at 4 p.m. in the Keepers' House gallery. His speech on British Loyalists in colonial America will tie in ...
"Sea Your History Weekend" at the St Augustine Lighthouse & MuseumHistoric City News

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Bronze Age wreckage oldest in Turkey - Hurriyet Daily News


Hurriyet Daily News

Bronze Age wreckage oldest in Turkey
Hurriyet Daily News
The Underwater Archaeological Studies that have been headed by DEU Maritime Sciences and Technology Institute and Aegean Regional Studies Applied Research Center (EBAMER) Deputy Director Associate professor Harun Özdaş have recently been ...

Long-sunken shipwrecks discovered off the Farallones - SFGate


SFGate

Long-sunken shipwrecks discovered off the Farallones
SFGate
Delgado, who has written a book on Golden Gate shipwrecks and is a noted expert on marine archaeology, said there are more than 300 wrecks in the deep waters of the Gulf of the Farallones. Searching for them is when the real exploration - Delgado ...

A team of government scientists has just returned from a... - Mynextfone


Mynextfone

A team of government scientists has just returned from a...
Mynextfone
Delgado, who has written a book on Golden Gate shipwrecks and is a noted expert on marine archaeology, said there are more than 300 wrecks in the deep waters of the Gulf of the Farallones. Searching for them is when the real exploration - Delgado ...

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Secret shipwrecks discovered in San Francisco Bay - SFGate


SFGate

Secret shipwrecks discovered in San Francisco Bay
SFGate
Delgado, who has written a book on Golden Gate shipwrecks and is a noted expert on marine archaeology, said there are more than 300 wrecks in the deep waters of the Gulf of the Farallones. Searching for them is when the real exploration - Delgado ...

Kinsale: A town that harbours a rich maritime history - Irish Examiner

Maritime History articles at Google News - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 20:53

Irish Examiner

Kinsale: A town that harbours a rich maritime history
Irish Examiner
Very few Irish destinations have had the dramatic history of Kinsale. Dan McCarthy looks at the history of the town, from the maritime to. FEW Irish towns or cities have the dramatic history of Kinsale. Not least was the watershed Battle of Kinsale ...

Photo by Traverse City Tourism - MyNorth.com


MyNorth.com

Photo by Traverse City Tourism
MyNorth.com
... Talks by such experts as Loyola University historian Ted Karamanski (on the role of tall ships in Great Lakes history), Northwestern Michigan College archaeologist Mark Holley (on underwater archaeology) and journalist/diver Ric Mixter (on diving ...

Hundreds enjoy chance to view maritime history - ITV News

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sun, 09/14/2014 - 02:35

Hundreds enjoy chance to view maritime history
ITV News
The two day event showcases the importance of the sea and river to the history of the area. On show are Thames barges and various traditional boats, including three boats originally owned by Arthur Ransome – the author of Swallows and Amazons.

Maritime Hall of Fame Banquet and Induction ceremony set Oct. 11 in Lewes - Cape Gazette

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sat, 09/13/2014 - 18:09

Cape Gazette

Maritime Hall of Fame Banquet and Induction ceremony set Oct. 11 in Lewes
Cape Gazette
A longtime president of the Delaware River and Bay Lighthouse Foundation, she helped the organization become a well-organized, financially sound, prominent entity devoted to educating about and promoting Delaware's maritime history. She developed the ...

An underwater suit worth Tony Stark - Indian Express


An underwater suit worth Tony Stark
Indian Express
An international team of archaeologists plans to return this month to the site of an ancient shipwreck off a Greek island. This time, they will have the aid of an advanced diving suit that will give them much more time to probe for new artefacts. Part ...

3300-year-old 'Titanic of the Med' gives invaluable clues to Mideast's past - Haaretz


Haaretz

3300-year-old 'Titanic of the Med' gives invaluable clues to Mideast's past
Haaretz
The shipwreck was dug up by an excavation expedition of underwater archaeologists, first under the leadership of Professor George Bass and later under Professor Cemal Pulak, both from the Institute of Nautical Archaeology at Texas A&M ...

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All things nautical celebrated at Connecticut Maritime Heritage Festival - TheDay.com

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sat, 09/13/2014 - 13:57

All things nautical celebrated at Connecticut Maritime Heritage Festival
TheDay.com
Taylor Palin reads on her iPad as the schooner Mystic Whaler passes close to City Pier on Friday in New London for the Connecticut Maritime Heritage Festival. Palin, who lives in downtown New London, admitted she didn't come to the pier for the ...

Southend shipwreck shoe find could give clues about sailors' lives - BBC News


BBC News

Southend shipwreck shoe find could give clues about sailors' lives
BBC News
Divers exploring an underwater shipwreck have discovered parts of sailors' shoes, which could give clues about life in the 17th Century. The soles and insoles were recovered from The London, a warship which sank off the Essex coast in 1665. Evidence of ...

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All things nautical celebrated at Connecticut Maritime Heritage Festival - TheDay.com

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sat, 09/13/2014 - 00:15

All things nautical celebrated at Connecticut Maritime Heritage Festival
TheDay.com
Taylor Palin reads on her iPad as the schooner Mystic Whaler passes close to City Pier on Friday in New London for the Connecticut Maritime Heritage Festival. Palin, who lives in downtown New London, admitted she didn't come to the pier for the ...

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