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Ship missing since 1840s found in Arctic - GoErie.com


Ship missing since 1840s found in Arctic
GoErie.com
Ryan Harris, a senior underwater archaeologist and one of the people leading the Parks Canada search, said a sonar image shows some of the deck structures are still intact, including the main mast, which was sheared off by the ice when the ship sank.

Canada finds 1 of 2 explorer ships lost in Arctic over 160 years ago - The Detroit News


Canada finds 1 of 2 explorer ships lost in Arctic over 160 years ago
The Detroit News
Ryan Harris, a senior underwater archaeologist and one of the people leading the Parks Canada search, said a sonar image shows some of the deck structures are still intact, including the main mast, which was sheared off by the ice when the ship sank.

Schooner festival brings maritime history to life - UpNorthLive.com

Maritime History articles at Google News - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 12:09

Schooner festival brings maritime history to life
UpNorthLive.com
TRAVERSE CITY -- The Michigan Schooner Festival is set for September 19-21st in Traverse City. It'll include a parade of tall ships, deck tours and a look into the maritime history of the Great Lakes. There will be activities at Clinch Park Marina and ...

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Ill-fated Franklin Expedition Ship Found - The Maritime Executive


The Maritime Executive

Ill-fated Franklin Expedition Ship Found
The Maritime Executive
“I am delighted to announce that this year's Victoria Strait Expedition has solved one of Canada's greatest mysteries, with the discovery of one of the two ships belonging to the Franklin Expedition lost in 1846. “Although we do not know yet whether ...

Family-friendly events this weekend - The News-Press


Family-friendly events this weekend
The News-Press
Learn about the shipwrecks underwater archaeologists have identified in Florida's waters and how you can visit them. Hear the captivating tales of a few local wrecks. Hands-on activity: practice recording a model shipwreck. Presented by the Florida ...

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Canada finds 1 of 2 explorer ships lost in Arctic over 160 years ago - The Detroit News


Canada finds 1 of 2 explorer ships lost in Arctic over 160 years ago
The Detroit News
Ryan Harris, a senior underwater archaeologist and one of the people leading the Parks Canada search, said a sonar image shows some of the deck structures are still intact, including the main mast, which was sheared off by the ice when the ship sank.

Team uncovers shipwreck - Toledo Blade


Toledo Blade

Team uncovers shipwreck
Toledo Blade
Underwater archaeologist Carrie Sowden of the museum said any shipwreck found in the Great Lakes has meaning. “Those ships are our history. They are our background. The Great Lakes is an interconnected system,” she said, noting Toledo shouldn't care ...

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Franklin expedition ship pieces believed discovered in Arctic - CBC.ca


Franklin expedition ship pieces believed discovered in Arctic
CBC.ca
Parks Canada's Underwater Archaeology Service first started searching for the ill-fated Franklin expedition ships in 2008. Report Typo · Send Feedback. Comments on this story are moderated according to our Submission Guidelines. Comments are welcome ...

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AP News in Brief at 5:58 pm EDT - Quincy Herald Whig


AP News in Brief at 5:58 pm EDT
Quincy Herald Whig
Last seen in the 1840s while under the command of Rear Adm. Sir John Franklin, HMS Erebus and HMS Terror have long been among the most sought-after prizes in marine archaeology and the subject of songs, poems and novels. Prime Minister Stephen ...

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Franklin expedition ship pieces believed discovered in Arctic - CBC.ca


Franklin expedition ship pieces believed discovered in Arctic
CBC.ca
Parks Canada's Underwater Archaeology Service first started searching for the ill-fated Franklin expedition ships in 2008. Report Typo · Send Feedback. Comments on this story are moderated according to our Submission Guidelines. Comments are welcome ...

A Superhero of Sorts in a Hunt for Artifacts - New York Times


New York Times

A Superhero of Sorts in a Hunt for Artifacts
New York Times
But the project is as much about experimenting with new diving technology as it is about field archaeology, said David A. Mindell, an engineering professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology who has specialized in marine systems. “Brendan is ...

ARCHAEOLOGY > New underwater technology explores Byzantine past - Hurriyet Daily News


Hurriyet Daily News

ARCHAEOLOGY > New underwater technology explores Byzantine past
Hurriyet Daily News
The remains of these finds are being examined at Selçuk University's Research Center, which is working to discover the underwater archaeological richness of the Mediterranean along with teams from Warsaw and Naples and the support of the Culture and ...

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Rare schooner discovered in N.Y. - Toledo Blade


Toledo Blade

Rare schooner discovered in N.Y.
Toledo Blade
James M. Schoonmaker Museum Ship, and a maritime park in Toledo; publishing a quarterly journal Inland Seas; conducting nautical archaeology research through the Peachman Lake Erie Shipwreck Research Center; maintaining the Clarence S. Metcalf ...

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Kids Calendar - The News-Press


Kids Calendar
The News-Press
Learn about the shipwrecks that underwater archaeologists have identified and how you can visit them. Registration required. 5:30 p.m. Immokalee Branch Library, 417 N 1st St. Immokalee, 657-2882. collierlibrary.org. • Library Cards are Cool Celebrate ...

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Grants awarded to support maritime archaeology - Cyprus Mail


Grants awarded to support maritime archaeology
Cyprus Mail
The UK-based Honor Frost Foundation (HFF) has awarded two separate grants to support maritime archaeology projects at the University of Cyprus. A scholarship of £10,000 sterling will be available every year for one new student in the Master's programme ...

TC Schooner Fest to Honor Maritime History - Morning Star

Maritime History articles at Google News - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 07:50

TC Schooner Fest to Honor Maritime History
Morning Star
“It's going to be great,” says Cindy Ruzak of the nonprofit Maritime Heritage Alliance, which organized the first Michigan Schooner Festival in 2009. “I think Traverse City is actually poised to be as big a maritime destination as Mystic, Connecticut ...

Stories From Main Street: Remembering The Morro Castle & New Era Maritime ... - CBS Local

Maritime History articles at Google News - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 06:06

CBS Local

Stories From Main Street: Remembering The Morro Castle & New Era Maritime ...
CBS Local
ASBURY PARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — The Asbury Park Historical Society is holding a ceremony Monday in recognition of the 80th anniversary of the Morro Castle maritime disaster, but this year's event is taking on a more significant meaning. At the foot ...

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Frozen in time ... the search for the Banbridge-born explorer who vanished in ... - Belfast Telegraph


Belfast Telegraph

Frozen in time ... the search for the Banbridge-born explorer who vanished in ...
Belfast Telegraph
Setting out to explore the 300-year-old mystery of the Northwest Passage in 1845, Captain Francis Crozier himself became an enigma of the seas. The famous Banbridge-born explorer, two ships and an entire crew disappeared apparently without trace in ...

Outdoors notes - Duluth News Tribune


Outdoors notes
Duluth News Tribune
Grandparent's Day accessible stroll and photo hunt, today. * Underwater Archaeology Day, 1-4 p.m. Saturday as well as Sept. 20. * Candlelight Pumpkin Parade, Nov. 6. Friends of the Lakewalk answer questions and share membership information, 3-5 p.m. ...

Celebrating <b>Maritime History</b> in Sag Harbor | The Sag Harbor Express

Maritime History Blog Posts via Google - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 11:50
The Joseph Labrozzi, Jr. men's whaleboat team capsizes while racing to the finish line against the John K. Ott team during HarborFest 2013. Photo by Michael Heller. By Stephen J. Kotz and Mara Certic. With the passage of ...
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