WITH ITS CONVICT ruins and connections to the HMS Bounty saga, Norfolk Island is perfectly suited to ghost stories. WhenI visited in 2009 shearwaters crooned over the ruined ramparts of the Norfolk Island prison; a reminder of times past, when this ... Australian Geographic, 2 months ago
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Wreck of the HMS Erebus found after 168 years Gold recovered from shipwreck in Atlantic Ocean Miami: The Spanish galleon San Jose was overloaded with 200 passengers and 700 tons of cargo on a summer night in 1631 when it smashed into a rock off the ...Melbourne Age, 2 months ago
THE world's largest and most powerful naval force owes its existence to a seafaring 18th century Scot. Sofiane Kennouche tells John Paul Jones story Scotland's contribution to the maritime world stretches far beyond the shipyards of the Clyde, with ...Edinburgh Evening News, 1 week ago
January 26 not only marks Australia Day, it is also the anniversary of the day on which the New South Wales governor was overthrown in an armed coup. The 1808 Rum Rebellion is the subject of a short exhibition by ceramic artist Bern Emmerichs at ...Sydney Morning Herald, 1 week ago
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Pictures developed from a roll of film left for decades inside a camera have sparked plenty of comment - but still no real clue as to who took them. The roll of film was found inside a camera bought by Stuff photographer Charlotte Curd from the New ...Stuff.co.nz, 3 weeks ago Roll of film comes to light - and a mystery develops Stuff.co.nz, 3 weeks ago
(Photo: XL Catlin Seaview Survey) The 71 percent of our planet that's wet and salty generated a lot of news, good and bad, in 2015. Some stories made waves, like the pipeline rupture in May that spilled some 140,000 gallons of oil on the coast of ...Pacific Standard, 1 month ago
By Caitlin Kelly Cats have stalked the corridors of British government since the reign of Henry VIII, but few have gotten as much publicity as Humphrey, the first feline to be named chief government mouser. The black-and-white cat wandered into No.MSN News US, 1 month ago
There are more than 8000 shipwrecks off the coast of Australia, but only a quarter of those have been found. Email THOUGH SHIPWRECKS RARELY HAPPENthese days, historically, manyhave mettheir treacherous end inAustralian waters. In ...Australian Geographic, 2 months ago
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