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Is Shipwreck A 400-Year-Old Dutch Pirate Ship?

Is Shipwreck A 400-Year-Old Dutch Pirate Ship?

East Carolina University archaeologists working in partnership with the National Museum of Bermuda [NMB] said that they may be one step closer to linking an unidentified shipwreck site to the nearly 400–year-old story of a stranded Dutch privateer or pirate ship. The wooden sailing ship, described by the fifth Bermuda Governor Nathaniel Butler as... Read more of this article

Video: PBS Features Bermuda Shipwrecks Again

Video: PBS Features Bermuda Shipwrecks Again

PBS’s recurring News Hour Programme has featured Bermuda’s shipwrecks for a second time during the Art and Culture segment. The topic is The Bermuda 100 Challenge, which is a joint initiative between the Bermuda Government’s Marine Heritage Section of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Look Bermuda and University of California... Read more of this article

Video: PBS Features Bermuda Shipwrecks

Video: PBS Features Bermuda Shipwrecks

Some of Bermuda’s shipwrecks have been featured on PBS’s recurring News Hour Programme, in the Art and Culture segment. The topic is The Bermuda 100 Challenge, which is a joint initiative between the Bermuda Government’s Marine Heritage Section of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Look Bermuda and University of California San... Read more of this article

Bermuda’s Shipwrecks To Be Featured On PBS

Bermuda’s Shipwrecks To Be Featured On PBS

In the coming days, some of Bermuda’s shipwrecks will be featured on PBS’s recurring News Hour Programme, in the Art and Culture segment. The topic is The Bermuda 100 Challenge, which is a joint initiative between the Bermuda Government’s Marine Heritage Section of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Look Bermuda and... Read more of this article

Video: Bermuda Featured On Science Channel

Video: Bermuda Featured On Science Channel

The Science Channel’s new series ‘Mysteries of the Missing,’ hosted by Emmy-winning actor Terry O’Quinn recently featured Bermuda in their seventh episode titled ‘Curse of the Bermuda Triangle.’ The episode begins with an interview with Dr Philippe Rouja, Bermuda’s Custodian of Historic Wrecks. The host notes... Read more of this article

Island’s Mysterious Undersea Attracts Spotlight

Island’s Mysterious Undersea Attracts Spotlight

A spectacular video of Bermuda’s shipwrecks made it onto the homepage of CNN.com, where there are 58 million unique web visits each month, according to BTA officials. CNN Travel’s Executive Editor Brekke Fletcher acknowledged the popularity of the video stunned even her. She said: “I’m surprised at how well it did despite it being such a departure... Read more of this article

Rouja Featured In CNN Travel Article & Video

Rouja Featured In CNN Travel Article & Video

[Updated with video] Bermuda’s Custodian of Historic Wrecks, Dr. Philippe Rouja, has been featured this month in a CNN travel article and companion video titled ‘Charted Waters.’ In it, writer Alexander Rosen and his co-producer Joseph Coleman follow Dr. Rouja offshore and underwater to explore shipwreck sites in Bermuda’s waters. The... Read more of this article

Bermuda Featured On BBC Travel Show

Bermuda Featured On BBC Travel Show

Bermuda was recently featured the BBC Travel Show, with the episode following host Ade Adepitan as he explored the island. The show takes a look at Bermuda’s shipwrecks alongside locals including ‘Adventure Tour Guide’ Jamie Harvey, Crystal Schultz from the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Insititute, Head of Marine Heritage Dr. Philippe... Read more of this article

Video: Bermuda’s Newest Shipwreck ‘Corinthian’

Video: Bermuda’s Newest Shipwreck ‘Corinthian’

The Niobe Corinthian ship was towed away from Marginal Wharf and sunk, becoming Bermuda’s newest shipwreck, with the Corinthian shipwreck now part of the Bermuda Dive Sites Programme, with a 200 metre no fishing protected area status. The original plan for the Niobe Corinthian was to circumvent Bermuda’s laws which prohibited gambling by taking... Read more of this article

Regiment Divers Help Safeguard Sea Venture

Regiment Divers Help Safeguard Sea Venture

Bermuda Regiment divers at the weekend helped safeguard the remaining timbers of Bermuda’s founding ship the Sea Venture. Divers from the Regiment’s Underwater Task Force sandbagged exposed wood at the site of the 1609 wreck, which led to the permanent habitation of Bermuda. A total of 14 Regiment divers worked with custodian of wrecks, Dr Phillipe... Read more of this article

Regiment Divers Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Regiment Divers Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Bermuda Regiment divers have launched an ambitious programme of wreck dives and conservation work to help celebrate the armed service’s 50th anniversary. Sergeant Major James Self said the programme included 50 wreck dives in 50 days – including conservation work on the 1609 remains of the Sea Venture, which led to the first settlement of the Island,... Read more of this article

Regiment To Launch 50 Wreck Dives In 50 Days

Regiment To Launch 50 Wreck Dives In 50 Days

On Tuesday, the Bermuda Regiment’s diving squad will tomorrow launch an ambitious programme of 50 wreck dives in 50 days at a reception at the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI]. Top marine scientists and conservationists have lined up to add their weight to the event – which will also feature ocean clean-ups, marine archaeological... Read more of this article

“Shipwrecks An Important Cultural Resource”

“Shipwrecks An Important Cultural Resource”

Minister of Health, Seniors and Environment Jeanne Atherden recently spoke at the launch of Shipwrecked: Bermuda’s Maritime Heritage, a new book written by Dr. Gordon Payne Watts Jr. and published by the National Museum of Bermuda Press that aims to shed light on the more than 300 shipwrecks in Bermuda’s waters. At the launch, which was... Read more of this article