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A Man's Best Friend for 470 years

Simon M. Clabby | Posted 20.12.2014 | UK
Simon M. Clabby

I've always felt an affinity for the ship's dog. I was the same age when the ship was raised as the dog appears to have been when the ship sank, so there's an almost spiritual connection, but I think it's mostly the palaeontologist in me being drawn towards this unique member of the crew, learning about his life from his remains.

What Has Science Got to Do With the Mary Rose?

Simon M. Clabby | Posted 13.12.2014 | UK Tech
Simon M. Clabby

Last Saturday was the 32nd Anniversary of the Mary Rose's raising from the Solent seabed, which took place on the 11 October 1982 and was broadcast live across the world. We asked the Mary Rose Museum's Conservation Manager Dr Eleanor Schofield the question - what has science got to do with the Mary Rose?

The Myth Of The Maiden Voyage

Simon M. Clabby | Posted 28.09.2014 | UK
Simon M. Clabby

While it does make a much more exciting and interesting story, which is why it's managed to survive over 30 years, it is complete nonsense. But we're slowly getting the truth out there.

From a Nobody to a Somebody - Bringing the Crew of the Mary Rose to Life

Simon M. Clabby | Posted 20.07.2014 | UK
Simon M. Clabby

The Mary Rose Museum stands as a memorial to these men, but rather than concentrating on how they died, it tells a far more important story, that of how they lived and worked, allowing us to appreciate them as the people they were almost 500 years ago.

Migrants Drown Off Greek Coast After Boat Capsizes

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.05.2014 | UK

Almost two dozen migrants desperately attempting to enter Greece have died after their boat capsized near the island of Samos. A yacht and a dinghy...

'I Don't Know Where I Am Or What Happened': 'Castaway' Pleads For Return To Native Mexico

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK

These are the first pictures of the “castaway” who claims to have survived 16 months adrift in the Pacific by drinking turtle blood. The man, ...

'Castaway' Survived For 16 Months At Sea, Drinking Turtle Blood

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK

UPDATE: First Pictures Of 'Castaway' Who Survived 16 Months Adrift In the Pacific A 'castaway' who claims he survived 16 months adrift in the Pacif...

Man's Best Friend: Shipwrecked Sailor Rescues Jack Russell First, Then Returns For Wife

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 07.10.2013 | UK

A sailor made sure to rescue his beloved pet dog from their sinking yacht – before returning to save his wife. Graham and Sheryl Anley were on a...

Moldovan Blonde Defends Herself: I Never Told The Judges 'I Love Schettino'

Huffington Post UK | Cosima Ungaro | Posted 08.02.2012 | UK

"I don’t know who you think I am, you dragged me in mud. Do I look like a tart?" Domnica Cemortan, the 25-year-old Moldovan on board the Costa Co...

Two More Bodies Discovered In Costa Concordia Wreck

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 24.03.2012 | UK

Rescue workers have found the bodies of two more people killed in a cruise liner that crashed off the Tuscan coast. The discovery brings the total ...

Silver Worth £12 Million Discovered In WW1 Shipwreck Off Irish Coast

Huffington Post UK | Sam Hunter | Posted 11.12.2011 | UK

At least £12 million of silver has been discovered in the wreck of a World War One-era British steamer off the south-west coast of Ireland. The S...