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...

ARRESTS OVER ALLEGED THEFT FROM WW1 WRECK OF HMS HERMES

In the latest high-profile arrests for alleged heritage aggravated offences, a 56-year-old man, from Winchelsea, East Sussex, and a 55-year-old man from the Kent...

EXCLUSIVE: LINGFIELD LETTER CONFIRMS OMEX VICTORY 1744 PLAN IS FINANCED BY TREASURE HUNT

This investigation by thePipeLine into the content of a letter from Lord Lingfield to Secretary of State for Defence Michael Fallon,  reveals previously unknown...

DIVING FRAUDSTER JAILED FOR SELLING HMS LONDON CANNON

In the latest in a series of high-profile prosecutions of various types of "Heritage Crime" by Historic England in cooperation with other law enforcement...

MOD GETS HISTORIC WRECK RIGHT ON HMS HOOD RECOVERY

"The Mighty Hood" photographed in 1924     thePipeLine does not usually cover conventional archaeological news stories, neither have we been slow to explore the Ministry of...

OMEX MONTH: VICTORY FOR BALCHEN DESCENDANTS IN GREAT OME SPELLING BEE

IT'S OMEX MONTH IN thePipeLine As the archaeological world awaits the decision of the Marine Management Organisation regarding the Maritime Heritage Foundation's application for a...

OMEX DUMPS DEAD CAT ON MMO TABLE

Odyssey Explorer working in the western English Channel One of the favourite political strategies employed by Australian PR guru Lynton Crosby is called "the dead...