Sunday, July 13, 2014
Researchers and divers have started studying the Mars, the pride of Sweden's 16th-century navy, has held for 450 years. The Mars lies at the bottom of the Baltic Sea, where it sank during a naval battle in 1564. (Source: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/07/140707-mars-shipwreck-warship-baltic-sea-archaeology-science/ )
Friday, July 4, 2014
Further details re the AE2 can be found at http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-07-03/images-captured-inside-ae2-australias-first-wartime-sub/5554486 . "A team of Australian and Turkish engineers, scientists and divers have captured underwater vision from inside Australia's first wartime submarine, the AE2." There are a few images and 2 mins of video footage.
Thursday, July 3, 2014
Last month, the conning tower hatch of Royal Australian Navy submarine AE2 was opened. High definition cameras and imaging sonar were inserted through the opening and an ROV (Remotely Operated Vehicle) surveyed inside the submarine. The AE2 was scuttled in deep water in the Sea of Marmara on 30th April 1915. (Source: http://anmm.wordpress.com/2014/07/03/silent-anzac-inside-submarine-ae2-for-the-first-time-in-100-years/#more-13801 )