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Divers guilty of raiding shipwrecks without declaring their finds
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Divers guilty of raiding shipwrecks without declaring their finds

May 16th, 2014 | by archaeologynews
Two divers from Kent have today pleaded guilty to not declaring valuable items from shipwrecks off the UK...
Prehistoric caribou hunting structure discovered beneath Lake Huron
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Prehistoric caribou hunting structure discovered beneath Lake Huron

April 30th, 2014 | by archaeologynews
Underwater archaeologists have discovered evidence of prehistoric caribou hunts that provide unprecedented insight into the social and seasonal organization of early peoples in the Great Lakes...
Stanford professor looks underwater for history of the Roman Empire
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Stanford professor looks underwater for history of the Roman Empire

March 18th, 2014 | by heritagedaily
Using archeological evidence from shipwrecks and harbors, classics scholar Justin Leidwanger uncovers the story of economic networks during a millennium of classical...
Sulphur Haunts the Ghost wreck
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Sulphur Haunts the Ghost wreck

March 10th, 2014 | by heritagedaily
Sulphur and iron accumulation has once again been found in wood samples from old shipwrecks in the Baltic Sea. This time the samples are from the merchant vessel Ghost wreck and the warships Sword and the...
First animals oxygenated the ocean, study suggests
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First animals oxygenated the ocean, study suggests

March 10th, 2014 | by heritagedaily
The evolution of the first animals may have oxygenated the earth's oceans – contrary to the traditional view that a rise in oxygen triggered their...
Ferocious weather is putting UK maritime history at risk
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Ferocious weather is putting UK maritime history at risk

January 26th, 2014 | by heritagedaily
Maritime Archaeology Trust, is concerned that the damage to our local heritage could be...
Controversy over the use of Roman ingots to investigate dark matter and neutrinos
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Controversy over the use of Roman ingots to investigate dark matter and neutrinos

November 29th, 2013 | by heritagedaily
Lead bricks from ancient shipwrecks ideal for experiments in particle...
Ancient naval battle site ‘rammed’ with relics of war
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Ancient naval battle site ‘rammed’ with relics of war

November 12th, 2013 | by heritagedaily
A naval battle took place between the Romans and their archenemies the...
First magnetometer e​xpedition over wreck​s of USS Scourge (Lo​rd Nelson) and USS H​amilton
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First magnetometer e​xpedition over wreck​s of USS Scourge (Lo​rd Nelson) and USS H​amilton

September 15th, 2013 | by heritagedaily
Sailing out of Ontario’s historic Port Dalhousie on a glorious late June morning the tree lined shoreline of western Lake Ontario must have looked almost the same the morning of August 8, 1813 just hours after two United States...
19th century U.S. Coast Survey steamer wreck identified by archaeologists
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19th century U.S. Coast Survey steamer wreck identified by archaeologists

August 28th, 2013 | by heritagedaily
More than 153 years after it was lost in a violent collision at sea, government and university maritime archaeologists have identified the wreck of the ship Robert J. Walker, a steamer that served in the U.S. Coast Survey, a...
Rudder raised from seabed after 400 years by marine archaeologists
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Rudder raised from seabed after 400 years by marine archaeologists

August 19th, 2013 | by heritagedaily
The 17th century Swash Channel Wreck raised today by marine archaeologists from Bournemouth...
Texas State excavates centuries-old Gulf of Mexico shipwreck
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Texas State excavates centuries-old Gulf of Mexico shipwreck

July 26th, 2013 | by heritagedaily
Researchers from The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment at Texas State University, in partnership with the Ocean Exploration Trust, are excavating a rare shipwreck off the Texas coast that could date back nearly 200...
The Crown Estate renews £60K funding pledge to support seabed heritage
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The Crown Estate renews £60K funding pledge to support seabed heritage

May 17th, 2013 | by heritagedaily
An archaeological reporting scheme which helps the marine aggregate industry report historical finds from the seabed will benefit from a renewed funding deal between The Crown Estate and the British Marine Aggregate Producers...
Secret streets of Britain’s Atlantis are revealed
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Secret streets of Britain’s Atlantis are revealed

May 10th, 2013 | by heritagedaily
A University of Southampton professor has carried out the most detailed analysis ever of the archaeological remains of the lost medieval town of Dunwich, dubbed ‘Britain’s...
World’s oldest shipwreck reveals incredible cargo
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World’s oldest shipwreck reveals incredible cargo

January 7th, 2013 | by Robyn Antanovskii
Accidentally discovered by a Turkish sponge diver in 1982, the remains of the 3,300-year-old Uluburun shipwreck lie 10km off the coast of southern...
URI, IAA archaeologists discover shipwrecks, ancient harbor on coast of Israel
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URI, IAA archaeologists discover shipwrecks, ancient harbor on coast of Israel

November 29th, 2012 | by heritagedaily
A team of archaeologists from the University of Rhode Island, the Israel Antiquities Authority, and the University of Louisville have discovered the remains of a fleet of early-19th century ships and ancient harbor structures...
Sanctuary and Volunteer Maritime Heritage Divers Confirm Identity of Key Largo Shipwreck
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Sanctuary and Volunteer Maritime Heritage Divers Confirm Identity of Key Largo Shipwreck

November 26th, 2012 | by heritagedaily
NOAA's Office of National Marine Sanctuaries has identified the remains of an early 20th century shipwreck in Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary to be those of the British steamship Hannah M. Bell....
Sanyo Maru pearling ship to be explored
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Sanyo Maru pearling ship to be explored

November 22nd, 2012 | by heritagedaily
The wreck of a rare Japanese pearling mother ship off the Northern Territory coast is currently being explored in the northern territories...
Nourishment in the Swedish naval fleet 1500-1800
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Nourishment in the Swedish naval fleet 1500-1800

October 5th, 2012 | by Ulrica Söderlind
During the period 1500-1800 the foodstuff in the Swedish naval fleet can be divided into the following categories; bread, meat and meat products, fish, dairy products, cereals, peas, vegetables and beverages. The consumption of...
Possible new restrictions on Victory Salvage
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Possible new restrictions on Victory Salvage

September 20th, 2012 | by Andy Brockman
Ministers are considering placing further restrictions on Odyssey Marine Exploration and the Maritime Heritage Foundation as pressure builds on the Cameron Government to stop the Banks and Hedge Fund investors backing Odyssey...
New Battle Of Northampton Puts Leader Mackintosh under Pressure
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New Battle Of Northampton Puts Leader Mackintosh under Pressure

September 18th, 2012 | by Andy Brockman
In 1460 the first Battle of Northampton saw the forces of the Duke of York, father of King Richard III, assault the fortified encampment of the Lancastrian Army of Henry VI and amid gunfire and the clash of thousands of soldiers...
All Change (Almost) as unknown Maria Miller goes to DCMS
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All Change (Almost) as unknown Maria Miller goes to DCMS

September 6th, 2012 | by heritagedaily
The New Culture Minister will be defined by her attitude to Cuts, HMS Victory 1744 and the Proposed relaxation of planning laws says Andy Brockman in this analysis of today’s surprise appointment of new Culture Minister Maria...
Odyssey Marine and Cameron Peer Out of Control on HMS Victory
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Odyssey Marine and Cameron Peer Out of Control on HMS Victory

August 3rd, 2012 | by Andy Brockman
Ministers Jeremy Hunt and Philip Hammond are in the firing line as the Ministry of Defence admits Odyssey Marine Exploration is already preparing to cash in on HMS Victory and the remains of over 1000 British sailors without the...