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Tay search begins

The search for a fleet of Cromwellian ships which sank at the mouth of the River Tay in 1651 begins today (Wednesday 3 July 2002).

Diving for the Armada

Pic caption - One of the items discovered, this ewer is decorated with female satyrs - a likely centrepiece for the dining table.

Launch of virtual shipwreck!

An interactive CD-Rom allowing primary school pupils to find out about sunken historic shipwrecks is to be launched in a Fife school today (Thursday 13 September).

Unlocking the history of Scapa flow

A seven-day survey to investigate the final resting place of the seven German warship wrecks at Scapa Flow, Orkney, began this week (beginning Tuesday 12th June, 2001).

Can methane bubbles sink ships?

The theory that methane bubbles on the seabed can sink ships will be discussed at a public meeting at the University of St Andrews next week (Wednesday 28 February 2001).

Hunt for wreck which claimed 800 lives

A new maritime archaeology company based at the Scottish Institute of Maritime Studies at the University of St Andrews is to play a key role in a diving expedition aimed at locating the wreck of a ship which was carrying nearly 800 Jewish refugees when it sank in the Black Sea in 1942.

Diving with sharks

A University of St Andrews marine archaeologist is to dive with sharks to raise cash for cancer research.