MAG Bulletin copy deadline
Copy deadline for the next Bulletin is 22 April. Please contact Mark Littlewood if you wish to contribute.
The Alliance to Reduce Crime Against Heritage (ARCH)
English Heritage, the Police and the Crown Prosecution Service launched the Alliance to Reduce Crime Against Heritage (ARCH) on February 11.
Six monographs of potential interest to members are available for download from the MEPF website.
Lascar Seafaring Workshop
A conference on the ‘Global Lives’ and ‘Cross-Cultural Engagements’ of Asian sailors will take place at the University of Southampton on 14 April.
An Anglo-Saxon naval base at Chichester
A short conference and guided afternoon walk will take place on Saturday 16 April at Southbourne Village Hall. Contact Dr Philip MacDougall for further details.
Lost whaling ship found
The wreck of a whaling ship linked to the novel Moby Dick has been found in Hawaii.
English Heritage’s winter newsletter is available to download.
European Heritage Prize 2011
Nominations for the European Association of Archaeologists’ European Archaeological Heritage Prize close on 2 May.
William Wylie Weekend
The National Museum of the Royal Navy in Portsmouth will be celebrating the life and work of this very famous marine artist on 8-11 July 2011.
NAS post advertised
The Nautical Archaeology Society is seeking a part-time training officer.
The Society for Nautical Research may be involved in the restoration of the light cruiser HMS Caroline. The vessel is currently the RNR Training Ship in Belfast and is the second oldest commissioned warship still afloat, as well as the last survivor of Jutland.
Doreen Hobbs Memorial Conference
A conference of the 16th century sailing navy is being planned for 8 October 2011 at the National Museum of the Royal Navy. Further details will be posted on the blog when available.
New Researchers in Maritime History Conference 2011
This conference will take place in Hull on 11-12 March.
A useful paper entitled Boats, Ships and Wrecks: Maritime Archaeology and The Mariner’s Mirror appears in the February issue of Mariner’s Mirror.
In the same publication John Harland has published a paper about the whipstaff.