PRECIOUS OLD NEWS II (Dec. 2005 - May 2008)


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


(regularly updated... More than 300 exclusive stories
to keep you informed !)



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André Galerne, 81, an Entrepreneur of the Deep, Is Dead - May 2008

Own your share of wartime gold - April 2008

In Quest of Treasure - April 2008

J. Steffy, dead at 83: made shipwreck analysis scientific - Dec. 2007

Sri Lanka a treasure trove of unexplored maritime history - Nov. 2007

7 Missing Wonders - Nov. 2007

Treasure Hunters Break Scuba Rules for $50 Million - Nov. 2007

Baltic yields "perfect" shipwreck - Nov. 2007

Search for Bonhomme Richard continues - Nov. 2007

Booty Call - Nov. 2007

Sunken treasure "overvalued to lift shares of salvage firm" - Nov. 2007

DNA shows ancient ship carried olive oil, oregano - Nov. 2007

Mapping of seabed to locate lost war aircraft - Nov. 2007

Levin backs shipwreck haven - Nov. 2007

Rough seas may stir up shipwreck artifacts - Nov. 2007

Shipwrecks, sunken city lure divers to Turkey's coast - Nov. 2007

Divers find plane, ending 50-year mystery - Nov. 2007

UK researcher wants share of pieces of eight - Oct. 2007

Waters scoured, "Torrent" found off Danger Cape - Oct. 2007

Spain takes war with US firm over treasure out of sea - Oct. 2007

Divers take the plunge - Oct. 2007

Shipwreck artifacts etc... at Smythe - Oct. 2007

Probing ancient shipwrecks with DNA - Oct. 2007

Mary Rose 'at risk of being lost' - Oct. 2007

Mediaeval artefacts in German lake - Sept. 2007

Century-old shipwreck discovered - Sept. 2007

Spain: Odyssey is playing a game - Sept. 2007

Recovering a bit of history - Sept. 2007

Cyprus to seek ancient shipwrecks - Sept. 2007

Builder found Vikings washed up at pub - Sept. 2007

Spain claims sunken Inca treasure ship and so do the Incas - Sept. 2007

Rediscovering the Kowshing - Sept. 2007

China's ancient sunken ship to be hoisted out of water - Sept. 2007

From the high seas to the Leith gallows - Aug. 2007

Treasure hunt sparks legal battle between Spain and finder - Aug. 2007

U-boat: council plans to put Nazi sub in maritime museum - Aug. 2007

Hunt for chile's first sub to proceed - Aug. 2007

$5m for Sydney search - Aug. 2007

Ancient wreck site 'sabotaged' - Aug. 2007

Stone Age Settlement Found Under English Channel - Aug. 2007

Fight on to save Stone Age Atlantis - Aug. 2007

Beneath the waves - Aug. 2007

Mary Rose fights the acid reign of bacteria - Aug. 2007

Dover Strait U-boat to be moved - Aug. 2007

Archaeology - on land and sea - July 2007

Ninety years on, S.A salutes 600 men left to drown in Channel - July 2007

Reading shipwreck ceramics - July 2007

Reading shipwreck ceramics - July 2007

History stands still in seabed off Sri Lanka - July 2007

Insider: Profiteers on the High Seas - July 2007

Treasure traps band of hunters - June 2007

Closing in on mystery - June 2007

Stop, that’s our treasure, Spain tells Britain - June 2007

Chinese find shipwreck laden with Ming porcelain - June 2007

Sunken treasure could be a costly find - June 2007

Czechoslovakia's biggest disinformation operation - June 2007

National Geographic Real Pirates Exhibition - June 2007

Fragmentary Knowledge, First computer ever ? - May 2007

Row over shipwreck treasure deepens Spain versus OMR - May 2007

John Edwards Stakes His Claim on Pirate Booty - May 2007

The men who risk all for sunken treasure - May 2007

Archaeological Experiment Requires a Sail Back in Time - May 2007

Treasure may become court odyssey - May 2007

Sunken Treasure, Mint Condition - May 2007

Revealed: a newly sunken Mary Rose - May 2007

Yo-ho-ho: Shipwreck company shareholders find treasure - May 2007

Cutty Sark fire may have been arson - May 2007

Texas A&M researchers attempt deepest effort recovery in gulf - May 2007

"Steel box" sails off to salvage ancient ship - May 2007

History-making sunken ship salvage - May 2007

Ancient ceramics discovered off Xisha Islands 2- May 2007

Surveys Launched to Trace Malabar’s Maritime History - May 2007

Spanish government 'suspicious' of deep-sea treasure find - May 2007

Lost world warning from North Sea - Apr. 2007

Tracking Nazi gold-hunter - Apr. 2007

"Unique" shipwreck found near Stockholm - March 2007

British wreck could yield $1bn in treasure - March 2007

Clues linking Indian, Roman civilisations found - March 2007

Sunken Ship Believed to Be Blackbeard's - March 2007

Duke launches treasure hunt for Spanish Armada gold - Feb. 2007

Five-year ban on shipwreck diving lifted - Jan. 2007

Persian Gulf Shipwreck Continues to Remain a Mystery - Oct. 2006

Archaeology Beneath the Sea in the Philippines - Sept. 2006

Shipwreck discovery sets off international storm - Sept. 2006

Budget Drawn for Persian Gulf Shipwreck Excavation - Sept. 2006

Treasure trove row over 200-year wreck - Sept. 2006

Undersea search turns up China, pottery in Makung - Sept. 2006

$10 Million Gold Rush-era & Billion Dollar Treasury Displays - Sept. 2006

Exhibition of shipwreck relics begins in Can Tho Museum - August 2006

Lake Erie shipwreck's bell raised - August 2006

Is it Still Possible to Find a Pirates Gold ? - August 2006

Researchers To Stream Video of Century-Old Shipwreck - July 2006

Murky history of the sunken Endeavour - June 2006

Giant squids terrify divers looking for drowned treasures - Apr. 2006

Indonesia seizes ships, arrest divers with sunken treasure - March 2006

Medieval Shipwreck Found in Sweden - March 2006

Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Maps Ancient Greek Shipwreck - Feb. 2006

The Flor do Mar - 1511, An Early Epilogue of the Lost Ship - Feb. 2006

Hudson River shipwrecks contaminated - Feb. 2006

Greece's seas: the looters' next destination - Dec. 2005