Latest News for: Shipwreck projects


Whitefish Point is undergoing parking lot reconstruction

The Sault News 27 May 2023
WHITEFISH POINT — The Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society has announced that its parking lot project at Whitefish Point is moving along swiftly ... “We thank our guests to Whitefish Point and the Shipwreck Museum for their patience as we work our way through these important construction projects.

China deploys submarine to survey sunken Ming Dynasty porcelain

The Times/The Sunday Times 22 May 2023
China has begun a year-long project to survey a newly discovered shipwreck site in the disputed South China Sea in a further attempt to cement its ...

Sea change: Alexis Rockman’s epic paintings of the ocean on view at Mystic Seaport Museum

The Day 21 May 2023
The Seaport project. Here is how the Seaport project came about ... When director Ang Lee was developing his film version of Yann Martel’s novel “Life of Pi” — in which a boy is stuck on a lifeboat with a tiger after a shipwreck — Jean-Christophe Castelli, who was an associate producer on the project, suggested Lee look at Rockman’s art.

History revived at long-forgotten graveyard: Tales of pirates, World War 2 bombing raids and shipwrecked ...

The Daily Mail 19 May 2023
A couple from the Isles of Scilly who renovated a 'derelict' churchyard as a way to keep busy during lockdown have exposed graves which tell stories of piracy, shipwreck and scandal ... Lindsay and Brian Sandford took on the project on St Mary's during the pandemic, along with a team of volunteers.

Discovery of shipwreck solves 50-year-old maritime mystery

Yahoo Daily News 19 May 2023
CISRO said the Investigator was also conducting a "piggyback" project to investigate an unidentified shipwreck in the area, which had been located with fishing vessels and previous seafloor surveys ... The seafloor mapping showed that the shipwreck matched the dimensions and profile of the MV Blythe Star.

TWIS: Stunning New Titanic Scans Revealed, First Baby Rewilded Tasmanian Devils, And Much More This Week

IFL Science 19 May 2023
Stunning New Titanic 3D Scans Show Shipwreck In Unbelievable Detail. The largest underwater scanning project in history has been used to create the first-ever digital replica of the Titanic, offering a glimpse of one of the world’s most famous shipwrecks with unbelievable clarity.

First full-sized 3D scan of the Titanic shipwreck captured

Al Jazeera 17 May 2023
The wreck of the ill-fated Titanic ocean liner has been visualised in full for the first time as part of what researchers say is the “largest underwater scanning project in history” ... Scientists involved in the project described it as a “game-changer”, which offers to “completely rewrite” our understanding of the disaster.

Shipwreck victims among bodies found in overgrown medieval graves on Isles of Scilly

ITV 17 May 2023
A restoration project at a medieval churchyard on the Isles of Scilly is shedding new light on those who were buried there, including shipwreck victims ... Lindsay Sandford and her husband Brian were inspired to start the project when struggling to find a grave in St Mary's Old Town Churchyard ... The churchyard was overgrown. Credit. Lindsay Sandford ... .

Diver discovers 1,800-year-old shipwreck off Israel with “rare” marble artifacts

Sandhills Express 16 May 2023
It turned out that the authority had “been aware of the existence of this shipwrecked cargo for some time,” according to Koby Sharvit, director of the underwater archaeology unit at the agency ... archaeological investigations, which will lead to a more in-depth research project.”.

Researchers Find Wreck of the Blythe Star After 50 Years

The Maritime Executive 15 May 2023
Australian research institute CSIRO has discovered the wreck of the lost freighter Blythe Star, which went down off Tasmania 50 years ago ... The wreck of the Blythe Star was never found ... As a side project, the Investigator's crew also used sonar to scan a known but unidentified shipwreck about five nm off Tasmania's South West Cape ... ....

‘The Mystery of the Marie’

Santa Barbara News-Press 11 May 2023
Author to discuss shipwreck off Santa Cruz Island ... The seven-person crew was working on a covert underwater communications experiment for a Raytheon-related project when the shipwreck occurred ... shipwreck ... Newton-Terre is recognized as a leader and mentor through her work as an author, speaker and project life treasure hunter.

The Ongoing Adventures of David Grann

The Atlantic 25 Apr 2023
Once ashore, he treks and trudges and bushwhacks, much like the cadre of 18th-century shipwrecked sailors he’s writing about ... But even that excursion was just a small percentage of Grann’s undertaking with this project ... “These projects do take a lot out of me ... to midnight at a screen anymore, white-knuckling his way to the finish line of a project.

Over 440 migrants dead in Central Mediterranean in first 3 months of 2023: UN

Anadolu Agency 12 Apr 2023
The Missing Migrants Project is also investigating several reports of invisible shipwrecks- cases in which boats are reported missing, where there are no records of survivors- remains or SAR operations,” IOM said, adding that the whereabouts of more than 300 migrants on board those vessels are unknown.

Canada agrees to put $306M toward Great Lakes during Biden visit

Michigan Live 25 Mar 2023
Canada will invest $420 million toward Great Lakes restoration, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Friday during a high-profile visit by U.S. President Joe Biden ... dollars ... Canada borders each Great Lake except Lake Michigan ... MI, Ill., propose $114M toward invasive carp project ... Michigan distillers eye shipwreck for unique whiskey project ... ....

Forget geoengineering. We need to stop burning fossil fuels. Right now

The Observer 24 Mar 2023
It was as if they were selling us a dream of a lifeboat eventually reaching our shipwreck when viable lifeboats are all around us ... It was as if they were selling us a dream of a lifeboat eventually reaching our shipwreck when viable lifeboats are all around us. Dr Jonathan Foley, who heads Project Drawdown, joked that “fusion is here now.

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