Re: Jacobean 'Titanic' discovered by archaeologists;Race to save mystery wreck from blacktip shipworm
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Re: Jacobean 'Titanic' discovered by archaeologists;Race to save mystery wreck from blacktip shipworm         

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Author: Jack Linthicum
Date: Jul 28, 2008 00:36

On Jul 27, 6:21 pm, tawcnysc> wrote:
> On Jul 27, 8:56 pm, Jack Linthicum>
> wrote:
>> On Jul 27, 3:10 pm, tawcnysc> wrote:
>>> hi i am one of the divers working on the wreck and thought i would
>>> clarify a few things. the wreck is an ongoing investigation which we
>>> are currently creating a photomosaic of the site. there is an ongoing
>>> insitu protection on the site and the carving brought up is currently
>>> being conserved in york. (not in a paddling pool!)
>>> the article on it being the titanic is lacking in facts to say the
>>> least. the wreck has no links to the titanic and it is unknown what
>>> its purpose was. as for richly jeweled with precious stones who knows
>>> where they decided that was from. the guardian article is good on the
>>> science front and the local article is good for showing our
>>> involvement (although they put my name under the wrong person).
>>> we were also featured on regional news but i don't have a clip of the
>>> main piece just the lunch time one
>>> Tom Cousins
>> Thanks for setting us straight, it is difficult to find reality in and
>> amongst the press.
>> Here is Google's translation of the German, almost as clear as the
>> original German. The German clarifies the use of the word "Vasa" which
>> created a stir here.
>> Marine worms threaten mysterious wreck
>> By Christoph Seidler
>> Giant large, richly decorated - and plenty of mysterious: A shipwreck
>> is British archaeologists puzzling. You need to hurry, because the
>> Fund threatens the destruction. . Debt is a fressender Fiesling,
>> climate change has brought to Britain.
>> It is a mysterious vehicle in the waters of the port entrance of
>> Poole. I In six to nine meters water depth has a ship in the Channel
>> coast survived the centuries, from which no one knows where it came,
>> how it was and what it had loaded.
>> *
>> *
>> *
>> Photo Series start: Click on a picture (6 pictures) [at the cite]
>> . The dimensions are impressive: "The wreck is 40 meters long,"
>> enthuses Dave Parham on SPIEGEL ONLINE, marine archaeologist at the
>> University in nearby Bournemouth. . The exact amount of the sunken
>> ship are familiar with the archaeologists have not yet, but it was
>> probably about three of a house. . Several guns had the sailors on
>> board.
>> . Almost as big as the "Vasa", the Fund, cheering Parham. . The
>> Swedish warship in the year 1628 was still in the first minutes of its
>> maiden voyage in the port of Stockholm fallen - and since the sixties
>> in a dedicated Museum.
>> The wreck of Poole is still far away from so much public attention.
>> Archaeologists in recent months repeatedly to the remains of the
>> previously unnamed ship heruntergetaucht, now internally as "Swash
>> Channel Wreck" trades. . They have to be a pleasing discovery:
>> drilling ship worms (more. ..) threaten the wooden remains in the dock
>> to destroy the researchers before the sunken ship unlocking its
>> secrets.
>> . MORE ABOUT ...
>> Unterwasserarchäologie Wrack Poole Schiffsbohrwurm Underwater
>> Archaeology wreck Poole drilling ship worm
>> Lyrodus pedicellatus is the Fiesling, the wood of the wreck to
>> create. ) . The name of the creature is misleading because actually it
>> is not about a worm, but a very specialized mussel (more. ..). "Drill
>> ship worms chisel into the wood inside, where they are lined with lime
>> to create courses," says the biologist Kai Hoppe SPIEGEL ONLINE. .
>> Once a wooden animals grow at an inch wide entrance opening and tracks
>> its way ever further into the raw material for them tasty inside. Up
>> to half a meter long are they in this way.
>> The animals live as a hybrid - with a huge reproduction rate: In a
>> large cloud of millions of individual larvae at once into the seas
>> ausgeschickt. Actually, Lyrodus pedicellatus, even several times a
>> year can proliferate in southern waters at home, for example, in the
>> Mediterranean. . But because the water of the Channel increasingly
>> heated, consider the increasingly nasty glutton north.
>> The threat posed by the drill is a direct consequence of climate
>> change. . Underwater archaeologists and Küstenschützer in the North
>> and Baltic Seas also know the problem, as Hoppe. It is especially
>> common drilling ship worm, Teredo navalis, the shipwrecks as well
>> pulverized Buhnenanlagen.
>> *
>> *
>> *
>> Photo Series start: Click on a picture (4 pictures)
>> t. It is not yet known that Lyrodus pedicellatus also German waters
>> The British, however, it is difficult to create. "Once we freilegen
>> [uncover] the wreck, it will be attacked," says the archaeologist
>> Parham. r. Even if he and his colleagues would do nothing, threatening
>> the nameless ship before Poole risk. . More and larger parts of the
>> remains are freigespült and fall as the destruction by the worm
>> prey. . "Everything is now free, until the end of the year severely
>> attacked," Parham is secure.
>> "There are no historical records"
>> This is especially tragic, because the reference is very important.
>> Underwater archaeologists from Bournemouth have found that parts of
>> the wreck unusually richly decorated. Already, they have salvaged an
>> elaborate carvings of stern of the boat, sea man. They would prefer a
>> dive to salvage a much larger part of the ship. It is a matter of the
>> eight meters long and also richly decorated rowing to the surface.
>> This lack of money. So researchers are trying to at least parts of the
>> endangered wood cover, inter alia with sandbags and geotextiles made
>> of polypropylene and polyethylene.
>> At the same time explore the underwater archaeologists, as much
>> as possible, the history of sunken sailor. Presumably the ship was
>> from North Western Europe come and have merchandise on board had. The
>> analysis of a wood sample showed Parham so that the building of the
>> ship from the 16th Jahrhunderts stammt. Century. The trees from which
>> the wood originates, whether somewhere in the Dutch-German border
>> region has grown. t. Whether the ship was actually built there, the
>> researchers do not know.
>> Up to 400 people were on the sunken space transporter. But from a
>> ship disaster of this dimension is in the chronicles the vicinity of
>> Poole nothing to find. . "There are no historical records," says
>> archaeologist Parham - and hopes that he will have enough time to
>> resolve the fate of the mysterious ship to be clarified. Before the
>> drilling ship worms strike.
> Our lecturer is hoping for the outside to be like the Vasa with
> carvings all around. there are a few other carvings on the wreck but
> mainly of spirals. the rudder has a face on it but we need to secure
> conservation for it before we remove any insitu protection and raise
> it. to keep the uni happy i should also mention that this wreck is a
> part of our
> course=68&code=BSMA>BSc Marine Archaeology course and will form a
> core part of the new
> Course.aspx?course=508>masters degree
> i'm hoping to build a website for the artefacts found on the site when
> i get around to finishing it i will post it on the board
> also heres another link from our unis newspage
> there is also talk of Nat Geo doing a piece on the wreck.

If it's the U.S. National Geographic be very careful. You might read
some of their stuff to get a sense of their ideas.
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