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Salvaging and preservation

Experts call on UK government to sign UNESCO treaty

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A group of leading archaeologists and historians urge Britain to join 45 other nations in ratifying the 2001 UNESCO convention on the protection of the underwater cultural heritage

Ancient shipwreck discovered off Turkish coast

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Seventeenth-century Ottoman ship laden with cargo of valuable Dutch plates

Treasure hunter locates gold-laden wreck

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Marex Global Deep Sea Recovery announces that the company had located, dived on and filmed the major part of a valuable gold laden steamship lost off the Eastern coast of the USA.

Illegal salvage ops are destroying WW2 wrecks in Subic bay

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Philippine authorities accused of passively letting looters have unrestrained access to the wrecks while denying dive companies alerting them to the problem access to the sites.

Odyssey asks US Supreme Court to halt coins handover

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Odyssey Marine Exploration has filed a petition late Monday with the US Supreme Court to halt an appeals court panel's decision ordering handing over to Spain 594,000 silver and gold coins

First HMS Victory to be raised after 300 years

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The remains of the first HMS Victory are to be raised from the seabed nearly 300 years after she sank, according to reports.

Glenn Butler speaking about the RMS Republic wreck in NYC

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On January 11, 2012 7PM at McGees Irish Pub at the NYC Sea Gypsies January meeting Glenn Butler will be making a multi-media presentation on the wreck of the RMS Republic and the salvage and archeological work his salvage team performed.

HMS Victory under threat from 'unlicensed salvagers'

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The authors of the report into the future management of the 1744 shipwreck in the English Channel. said unauthorised salvage could result in "irreparable damage" to the wreck site.

Polluce Wreck - the Recovery

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It was one of those highly unlikely chains of unforeseable events that led us to Elba the pictoresque but somewhat mislaid lump of land in the Meditterean made famous by emperor Napoleon’s exile here: The fact that the treasureship Polluce was finally being excavated.

Polluce wreck

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Like every grand tale of shipwreck and lost treasure, the story about the Polluce has it all. A paddlewheel steamboat shipwrecked in 1841, it is the centrepiece of a drama spanning more than one and a half centuries and has all the necessary ingredients: drama and tragedy, greed and crime, passion and politics. And it is still ongoing. Polluce is about to be excavated once more as this story goes to press.
07 - Oct 2005 | Polluce wreck
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