MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY

The BIG READ: British Government Accused of Five Decades of Failure to Protect HMS Prince of Wales from Looters

Lead Image: HMS Prince of Wales in 1941. by Andy Brockman and Giles Richardson The peer asked Her Majesty's Government, then led by Labour Prime Minister Harold Wilson, what action...

THE MARITIME OBSERVATORY: CRANE BARGE HAD FIVE MONTHS AND SIX VISITS TO LOOT HMS PRINCE OF WALES

Lead Image: HMS Prince of Wales by Andy Brockman Less than a week after the UK experts at...

EXCLUSIVE: Kentucky Fried Shipwreck? The Real Story of the Discovery of HMS Gloucester, “Norfolk’s Mary Rose”

Lead Image: thePipeLine By Andy Brockman Billed by the University of East Anglia as "Norfolk's Mary Rose", in June...

CAMPAIGNERS CELEBRATE AS PORT OF DOVER U-TURNS ON GOODWIN SANDS DREDGING PLAN

thePipeLine looks back on a sometimes bitter struggle between a powerful commercial body, the Port of Dover, and...

LEGAL CHALLENGE UNDER CONSIDERATION AS MMO GRANT GOODWIN SANDS DREDGING LICENCE

The Save Our Sands Campaign mount a peaceful protest outside the offices of Dover Harbour Board, remembering the...

REVEALED: ROYAL NAVY SUBMARINES AND GERMAN CRUISER HIT BY DUTCH BASED DIVERS IN NEW MILITARY WRECKS SCANDAL

Lead Image:  HMS E6 at sea   by Andy Brockman     With governments and the world of maritime archaeology still reeling from the news that historic warships belonging...

UNESCO NO GO AS DCMS POSTPONES REVIEW

The Illicit salvage of engine room plant from HMS Queen Mary, sunk in 1916, as undertaken here by Dutch company Friendship Offshore, would be...

WAGGOTTCHA! CRITICS ALLEGE PORT OF DOVER HAS GOT PERSONAL IN GOODWIN SANDS ROW

"A MISLEADING DEAL-BASED PROTEST IS SET TO THROW AWAY DOVER'S FUTURE." Says the Port of Dover on a new website, but thePipeLine asks:  Who...

MMO ANNOUNCES FURTHER CONSULTATION FOR CONTROVERSIAL GOODWIN SANDS DREDGE PROJECT

More dark clouds over the Port of Dover's Goodwin Sands dredging project   A spokesperson for the Marine Management Organisation has confirmed to thePipeLine that the...

STOP GOODWIN SANDS DREDGING TO PROTECT THE REMAINS OF BATTLE OF BRITAIN FEW SAY CAMPAIGNERS

Header Image: The Few, RAF pilots who served in the Battle of Britain. As Battle of Britain Day on 15 September passes, marking another year...

DISCOVERY OF LAST JUTLAND WRECK INTACT IS CONSERVATION CHALLENGE FOR MoD

  HMS Warrior built 1905 and lost on 1 June 1916 following damage sustained during the Battle of Jutland     The announcement that an Anglo Danish expedition...