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Wreckage of British Short Stirling bomber found off Norway

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Wreckage of British Short Stirling bomber found off Norway

The remains of a World War Two bomber, thought to be a British Short Stirling lost off Norway on March 30, 1945, during a covert supply drop operation, have been found.

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Setting the record straight on who discovered the Hunley

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Setting the record straight on who discovered the Hunley

This article tries to correct the damage caused by fiction writer Clive Cussler’s claims to have discovered the Civil War submarine Hunley in 1995, even though Dr. E. Lee Spence had found it in 1995 and had already published the wreck’s location in two of his non-fiction books. The Hunley was the first sub in history to sink an enemy ship and its discovery has been described as “probably the most important (underwater archaeological) find of the (20th) century.”

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1854 Wreck of the Delia Maria

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1854 Wreck of the Delia Maria

The American ship Delia Maria was shipwrecked in a violent hurricane on September 7, 1854, off Hilton Head, S.C. Her owner was Charleston shipping magnate George A. Trenholm, who later served as the historical basis for Rhett Butler in Gone With The Wind.

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2017 NOGI Award Recipients

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2017 NOGI Award Recipients

The 2017 NOGI Recipients are Dr. Gerald R. Allen for Science; Chuck Davis for Arts; Jill Heinerth for Sports Education; Tom Ingram for Distinguished Service; and Dr. Enric Sala for Environment click here or the button below to read the full story.

 

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2016-17 AUAS Full-Tuition Scholarship Awarded

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2016-17 AUAS Full-Tuition Scholarship Awarded

Jamie Guined has been selected by the Academy of Underwater Arts and Sciences as the 2016-17 recipient of a full-tuition scholarship to attend the International Diving Institute’s nationally accredited, four months long, Air/Mixed Gas Surface Supplied Diving Course.

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2016 AUAS NOGI Award Winners

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2016 AUAS NOGI Award Winners

The 56th annual NOGI Awards Gala, which were held in Las Vegas, November 17, 2016, honored the following diving luminaries for their exceptional contributions – in 5 categories of underwater endeavors: Stephen Frink, Arts; Mike Cochran, Science; Bob Croft, Sports & Education, Bonnie Toth, Distinguished Service and Hardy Jones, Environment.

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2015-16 AUAS full tuition scholarship to IDI

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2015-16 AUAS full tuition scholarship to IDI

Academy of Underwater Arts & Sciences awards a full-tuition scholarship to Rebecca Ziegler for commercial diver training  at the International Diving Institute in Charleston, South Carolina.

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Dutch Dive Team Identifies Dutch Wreck

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Dutch Dive Team Identifies Dutch Wreck

Divers from Duikteam Zeester identify a shipwreck as the Dutch fishing vessel TM 1 Burgemeester van Kampen lost in 1967, and meet with captain Jakob Vos’ widow.

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“Yellow Metal” Hull Sheeting

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“Yellow Metal” Hull Sheeting

Patented in 1832, the original application of Muntz’s patented “Yellow Metal” was as a replacement for copper sheathing on the bottom of ships. It was popular because it maintained the anti-fouling abilities of the pure copper at around two thirds of the price.

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Researching Civil War Shipwrecks

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Researching Civil War Shipwrecks

Perhaps the best single source for researching Civil War shipwrecks is a set of books titled The Official Records of the Union and Confederate Navies in the War of the RebellionThese records include official correspondence, dispatches, excerpts from vessel logs, etc. and are an excellent source of contemporary records relating to shipwrecks. These wrecks range from powerful ironclad warships to flimsy merchant steamers. It was by using these records that Dr. E. Lee Spence located numerous ...

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