Makkum Locates Wreck of Fishing Vessel Lummetje With Sonar

November 28, 2019 (Google Translation) – HNLMS Makkum has located the sunken Urker cutter ‘Lummetje’ with her sonar. The 2 persons on board have not yet been found. Around 5.45 am the coastguard received a notification of the ship’s emergency beacon. The ship was on the North Sea, just off the coast of Texel. The beacon is activated when it comes in contact with water. Several (rescue) ships and helicopters immediately went looking for the missing fishing vessel UK-165. The weather was bad at that time, with wind force 5-6…

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INAH & SEMAR Locate Shipwreck of Mexican Revolution Gunboat, Tampico

November 25, 2019 (Google Translation) – Although little is known, the Mexican Revolution was also fought at sea. The most iconic naval contests of that war occurred between March and June 1914, in Topolobampo, Sinaloa; geography in which experts from the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) and the Secretary of the Navy (SEMAR), have located a key piece of what was one of the first aircraft clashes in the history of the West: the Cañonero wreck “ Tampico. ” Product of two recent field seasons, specialists of the…

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US Navy Completes Review of Initial Survey Data from World War II Cruiser Wreck Site

February 13, 2017 – The Naval History and Heritage Command has completed a review of initial data acquired from a multi-beam sonar survey of the wreck of World War II cruiser USS Houston (CA 30), Navy officials announced Feb. 13. In December, the Australian National Maritime Museum (ANMM) and the National Research Centre of Archaeology Indonesia/Pusat Penelitian Arkeologi Nasional (ARKENAS) conducted a remote-sensing survey of the wreck sites of Royal Australian navy light cruiser HMAS Perth (D29) and Houston. Both ships were lost in battle during World War II at Sunda…

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