Russia resumes search for submarine lost in World War II

A Soviet Navy Leninets-class submarine, date unknown

The Russian Ministry of Defence has confirmed that an expedition has been launched to attempt to locate a Soviet Navy submarine that was lost off the northern coast of Japan in the closing weeks of World War II. Russian Navy hydrographic ships will begin combing the waters of La Perouse Strait...

https://www.bairdmaritime.com/security/naval/naval-submersibles/russia-resumes-search-for-submarine-lost-in-world-war-ii/

Symbol of Sacrifice: USS Jacob Jones Bell Returns Home

Ceremony Highlights & Historical Context

The United Kingdom has ceremoniously returned the bell from the USS Jacob Jones, the first American destroyer lost to enemy attack during World War I, to the United States.

Second Sea Lord Vice Admiral Martin Connell handed the bell to Admiral James W. Kilby, the U.S. Vice Chief of Naval Operations, during the first Sea Lord’s annual seapower conference at Lancaster House in London.

In December 1917, a German U-boat sank the USS Jacob Jones, resulting in...

https://mfame.guru/symbol-of-sacrifice-uss-jacob-jones-bell-returns-home/

Wreck of US Navy submarine found on seabed off Luzon, Philippines

4D photogrammetry model of the wreck of the US Navy World War II submarine USS Harder

The US Naval History and Heritage Command (NHHC) has confirmed the wreck site of the World War II submarine USS Harder in the waters off Luzon island in the Philippines. Using data collected and provided by Tim Taylor, CEO of Tiburon Subsea and the Lost 52 Project, NHHC’s Underwater Archaeology...

https://www.bairdmaritime.com/security/naval/naval-submersibles/wreck-of-us-navy-submarine-found-on-seabed-off-luzon-philippines/

Survey completed on 160-year-old shipwreck in Waterloo Bay, Australia

A marine archaeologist examines the wreck of Cheviot in Waterloo Bay, Wilson's Promontory Marine National Park.

The remains of a shipwreck off Wilson’s Promontory in Victoria, Australia, have been revealed following a recently completed marine archaeological survey. Maritime archaeologists filmed the vessel identified by the name Cheviot in Waterloo Bay as part of a land and sea archaeological survey of by...

https://www.bairdmaritime.com/work-boat-world/research-environment-training/maritime-archaeology/survey-completed-on-160-year-old-shipwreck-in-waterloo-bay-australia/

REMINISCENCES | The lessons of “Supership” half a century on

Fifty years ago, the shipping “establishment” was plunged into angst and indignation by the publication of a book that opened up many of the mysteries of the modern maritime industry to critical public scrutiny. Noel Mostert’s “Supership” was the account of a voyage he had taken from North Europe...

https://www.bairdmaritime.com/ship-world/tanker-world/reminiscences-the-lessons-of-supership-half-a-century-on/

The Maderö, 15th Century Merchant Ship Discovered By Archaeologists

  • Archaeologists find a 15th-century merchant ship.
  • The study provided insights into the main dimensions and proportions of the medieval merchant ship.
  •  The Maderö ship was likely armed when it sank. 

In the 1960s, divers discovered the Maderö wreck in the Stockholm Archipelago, revealing a large, partly disintegrated wooden hull laden with bricks from a medieval vessel, reports News Week.

Limited Documentation and Unanswered Questions

Although initially dated in the 2000s, the archaeological...

https://mfame.guru/the-madero-15th-century-merchant-ship-discovered-by-archaeologists/

A look into marine salvage in the ’80s

FreightWaves Classics is sponsored by Old Dominion Freight Line — Helping the World Keep Promises. Learn more here.

FreightWaves explores the archives of American Shipper’s nearly 70-year-old collection of shipping and maritime publications to showcase interesting freight stories of long ago.

In this week’s edition from the November 1984 issue, we take a look at the tumultuous industry of marine salvage.

Marine salvage

You are informed of the emergency late on a Friday night when the rest of the...

https://www.freightwaves.com/news/a-look-into-marine-salvage-in-the-80s

Rhode Island Shipwreck Confirmed As Captain Cook’s Long-Lost Endeavour

  • Residents of New England and those with British ties are engaged in a renewed debate over the identity of a shipwreck found off the coast of Rhode Island, believed to be either the HMS Endeavour or Lord Sandwich.
  • The ship, known as RI 2394, was deliberately sunk by the British during the American War of Independence along with four other shipwrecks near Goat Island in Newport Harbor.
  • Kieran Hosty, an Australian archaeologist, emphasized the preponderance of evidence in favor of the ship being...

https://mfame.guru/rhode-island-shipwreck-confirmed-as-captain-cooks-long-lost-endeavour/

Rhode Island Shipwreck Confirmed As Captain Cook’s Long-Lost Endeavour

  • Residents of New England and those with British ties are engaged in a renewed debate over the identity of a shipwreck found off the coast of Rhode Island, believed to be either the HMS Endeavour or Lord Sandwich.
  • The ship, known as RI 2394, was deliberately sunk by the British during the American War of Independence along with four other shipwrecks near Goat Island in Newport Harbor.
  • Kieran Hosty, an Australian archaeologist, emphasized the preponderance of evidence in favor of the ship being...

https://mfame.guru/rhode-island-shipwreck-confirmed-as-captain-cooks-long-lost-endeavour/

The best cover designs from American Shipper’s 1990s magazine issues

FreightWaves Classics is sponsored by Old Dominion Freight Line — Helping the World Keep Promises. Learn more here.

The global shipping publication American Shipper launched in 1974 with the goal to serve the needs of all players involved in international shipping, providing important information to shippers, carriers and third parties.

Founded by late maritime journalist David A. Howard, the magazine began as the Florida Journal of Commerce until Howard saw a need for a national publication...

https://www.freightwaves.com/news/the-best-cover-designs-from-american-shippers-1990s-magazine-issues

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