PRECIOUS OLD NEWS I (July 1932 - June 2005)


A selection of old news and articles on Shipwrecks,
U/W Archaeology, Treasure recoveries &tc...


(Regularly updated... More than 300 exclusive stories
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barre Search on for secret of Greek sea battle - June 2005

barre Global Marine Ltd. to sell recovered shipwreck artifacts - June 2005

barre Visa Gold Explorations - Cuba shipwreck business - March 2005

barre Historic sea tragedy revisited - Jan. 2005

barre Shipwreck found in Missouri River - Dec. 2004

barre The shipwreck tragedy of the A.R.A Fournier - Nov. 2004

barre Irish shipwrecks studied in new book - Nov. 2004

barre Shipwrecks around States Island South Atlantic, Argentina - Nov. 2004

barre The Phoenix Steamboat - Shipwreck Discovered - Nov. 2004

barre Black Sea slowly gives up ancient secrets - Oct. 2004

barre Shipwrecks Discovered ! - Oct. 2004

barre 1822 letter describes shipwreck - Oct. 2004

barre 182-year-old shipwrecks possibly found - Sept. 2004

barre Laboratory brings shipwreck relics to Indiana University - Sept. 2004

barre Shipwreck salvors see treasure for the taking - Sept. 2004

barre In the land of fire, a shipwreck story - Sept. 2004

barre Artifacts tell the tale of 1850 shipwreck - Aug. 2004

barre In shipwrecks, new clues to a buried past - July 2004

barre Shipwreck pays tribute to 278 sunken ships - July 2004

barre Surviving the Titanic, Argentina way - July 2004

barre Explorers search for slave shipwreck off Florida - July 2004

barre Sunken treasure brings tidal wave of trouble - June 2004

barre Portuguese shipwreck a real treasure - May 2004

barre Sailing the Cinnamon Route - March 2004

barre 400-year-old treasure - Feb. 2004

barre Bid to find lost Persian armada - Jan. 2004

barre Historic shipwreck found by Ormen Lange pipeline route - Dec. 2003

barre Shipwreck gold found off U.S.—Worth $180,000,000 ? - Dec. 2003

barre Historic Hawai'i wreck found - Oct. 2003

barre Wreck adventurer's fiction revealed as true after 270 years - Oct. 2003

barre Cold war spy plane found in Baltic Sea - Oct. 2003

barre Gold rush-era shipwreck on Northern California coast - Aug. 2003

barre Mary Rose divers' exciting find - Aug. 2003

barre MIT - shipwrecks in deep seas - July 2003

barre Chinese shipwrecks yield treasures and a dispute - June 2003

barre India's underwater heritage - May 2003

barre Treasures under the sea - March 2003

barre Remembering Great Lakes marine disasters - Feb. 2003

barre Greece guards sunken treasures - Feb. 2003

barre Ancient Greek wreck found in Black Sea - Jan. 2003

barre Bones unearthed at medieval ship site - Dec. 2002

barre New submarine discoveries spark interest in submerged cities - Dec. 2002

barre Anchors from Apostle Paul's shipwreck presumed found - Nov. 2002

barre Shipwreck census - Nov. 2002

barre Wreck adventurer's fiction revealed as true after 270 years - Oct. 2002

barre The shipwrecks of Astypalaia give up their treasure troves - Oct. 2002

barre Finding shipwrecks and then putting them online - Sept. 2002

barre Gun turret of Civil War shipwreck raised from ocean floor - Aug. 2002

barre 2,000-year old ship's discovery - Aug. 2002

barre 'Wrecked British ship' found off India - June 2002

barre Is it JFK's PT 109 ? - May 2002

barre The tanks that didn't land on D-Day - May 2002

barre Sunken mystery ship may give up secrets - May 2002

barre A 200-year-old gift from under the sea - Apr. 2002

barre A new theory puts Chinese fleet ahead of Columbus - March. 2002

barre UNESCO urges America to join the UW heritage convention - Feb. 2002

barre X-ray analysis may help conservators save waterlogged artifacts - Feb. 2002

barre British wreck off Gibraltar may hold £2.5bn of gold - Feb. 2002

barre The Water Witch of Lake Champlain - Oct. 2001

barre Roman shipwrecks from the wine. Dark Sea - Oct. 2001

barre Canal Schooner O.J. Walker - Sept. 2001

barre Tesouro encardido - Sept. 2001

barre Wisconsin shipwrecks: finders keepers ? - Sept. 2001

barre Steamship Champlain - Aug. 2001

barre Wartime shipwrecks are surveyed - June 2001

barre Great Lakes treasure ship found - June 2001

barre Treasure hunt on Christmas ship - May 2001

barre Explorers discover deepest ancient shipwreck - Apr. 2001

barre An ancient wreck, clues to seafaring lives - March 2001

barre Gold bars and a battle over authenticity - March 2001

barre Artificial reefs: trash to treasure - Feb. 2001

barre Landlocked shipwrecks - Jan. 2001

barre Le mystère Lapérouse demeure - Jan. 2001

barre Mystery shipwreck set to reveal its secrets - Nov. 2000

barre Le "chasseur d'épaves" hante les cimetières marins - Nov. 2000

barre About intruders at wreck of Edmund Fitzgerald - Nov. 2000

barre 1,500-year-old ship is found off coast of Turkey - Nov. 2000

barre Pride from the deep - Nov. 2000

barre Diving for Diamonds - Sept. 2000

barre Key Shipwreck Actions in Norfolk - Aug. 2000

barre Court ruling on Spanish frigates - July 2000

barre Legendary shipwreck reveals treasure trove - July 2000

barre Looting in Indonesian seas creates headache - June 2000

barre What to do about our underwater treasures ? - June 2000

barre Salvaging marine treasure a dark job - June 2000

barre Investor trips up treasure hunter - Jan. 2000

barre Mysteries of La Belle - Nov. 1999

barre Shareholders want change at RMS Titanic - Nov. 1999

barre Clearer water reveals sunken ships - Sept. 1999

barre The urban deep - Aug. 1999

barre Steal cannons from St. Augustine shipwreck - Aug. 1999

barre Seahenge gives up its secrets - July 1999

barre MIT helps map ancient Phoenician shipwrecks - July 1999

barre Old shipwreck found off Israel - July 1999

barre 1492: The Prequel - June 1999

barre Due 'Titanic' fenici in fondo al Mediterraneo - June 1999

barre The lost sub is found, and Israelis can grieve - May 1999

barre 'Seahenge' moves on - May 1999

barre Undersea treasure chest stirs up tensions - Apr. 1999

barre Firm to keep most of shipwreck’s Coins - March 1999

barre Mel Fisher, 76, a treasure hunter who got rich undersea - Dec. 1998

barre Possible shipwreck on submerged land - Dec. 1998

barre Chasseurs de trésors se bousculent au large de La Ciotat - Nov. 1998

barre Hunter admits sale of fake gold coins - Nov. 1998

barre When treasure and technology meet, who gets the gold ? - Nov. 1998

barre On the trail of treasure and tragedy in lakes' depths - Nov. 1998

barre Shipwreck of lost 'Sea People' found - Oct. 1998

barre Shipwreck - treasure hunters vs. archaeologists - Oct. 1998

barre A tale of treasure hunting gone awry - Oct. 1998

barre Deep-sea clues to an ancient culture discovered - Oct. 1998

barre Explorer revels in wreck-seeking - July 1998

barre Titanic sightseeing trip is barred by U.S. judge - June 1998

barre Sunken treasure's sinking fortunes - June 1998

barre Croatia resurfacing after a long dive - May 1998

barre Battle likely over visits to Titanic wreckage - May 1998

barre Shipwrecks in the deep freeze - April 1998

barre Brother Jonathan - Supreme Court of the United States - April 1998

barre Freshwater finds - Jan. 1998

barre Supreme Court takes up sunken treasure case - Dec. 1997

barre Florida treasure hunters fined - Dec. 1997

barre Bermuda's 12 undiscovered treasure wrecks - Dec. 1997

barre In shipwreck linked to pirate - Nov. 1997

barre Michigan law limits photos of remains - Oct. 1997

barre Mindell has role in ancient shipwreck discovery - Sept. 1997

barre Old logs deep in a lake become a sunken treasure - Sept. 1997

barre Treasure hunters fined for destroying sea grass in Florida - Aug. 1997

barre Roman ships found off Sicily - July 1997

barre Team uses sub, robot to recover ancient shipwreck ruins - July 1997

barre Viking ship in Russian waters - July 1997

barre Lake yields a Benedict Arnold gunboat - July 1997

barre Deep sea discovery - July 1997

barre Search for a galleon off Ecuador yields a ship and a dispute - Apr. 1997

barre Classical pirates made new in a Swashbuckling revival - Apr. 1997

barre Iron age shipwrecks in deep water off Ashkelon, Israel - 1997

barre Timber clues to Severn shipwreck's stormy end - Dec. 1996

barre Mystery shipwreck lost in Old Lyme - Nov. 1996

barre The 1996 Anguilla shipwreck survey - Sept. 1996

barre Treasure hunters seek gold off Cape Verde - March 1996

barre Is 1865 wreck a sunken treasure or a time capsule ? - March 1996

barre The treasure hunters - Winter 1995

barre Divers recover ancient wonders - Oct. 1995

barre 20 000 tasks under the sea - Sept. 1995

barre The Azores to yield shipwrecked riches - Jun. 1995

barre Secret sub to scan sea floor for Roman wrecks - Feb. 1995

barre Old shipwreck goes into prospective custody - Dec. 1994

barre Le trésor de l'île Fortune - Sept. 1994

barre Robert Ballard 20,000 bytes under the sea - Aug. 1994

barre 1784 Spanish found in the gulf - Dec. 1993

barre Rights granted for salvage of Andrea Doria - Dec. 1993

barre Items on Titanic brought to U.S. - Jul. 1993

barre Ancient Greek shipwreck found - Apr. 1993

barre Shipwreck prompts fancy footwork on current theories - Oct. 1992

barre Insurers to share shipwreck's gold - Aug. 1992

barre The hidden museums of the Mediterranean sea - Oct. 1990

barre The rise of underwater archaeology - Aug. 1990

barre Pastimes; Coins - Dec. 1989

barre Diver battles Illinois over 2 lake Michigan wrecks - Oct. 1989

barre Peter Throckmorton dies at 61 - June 1989

barre A diver's map of Bermuda: here there be treasures - March 1989

barre Shipwreck salvors snubbed by peers - Dec. 1988

barre Westchester guide - Nov. 1988

barre 1800's Turkish treasure ship found by Greeks in Aegean - May 1988

barre The amphora war, looting of ancient shipwrecks is widespread - Nov. 1987

barre Shipwrecks pose a problem for state - May 1987

barre States pursue sunken loot, real and archaeological - Apr. 1987

barre Bounty from the oldest shipwreck - 1984

barre The Fraud of the San Lorenzo - July 1977

barre Fortune from Neptune - July 1932 !





Comments (1)

1. Niels 23/11/2008

Waoaah ! What a collection of news you gathered here... That's cool ! You must have spend a lot of time to find all this. I am impressed !!!

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