Discover stories behind the latest exhibitions, fascinating explorations into maritime science and archaeology, and the surprising details of what happens inside (and outside) a modern working museum.

Itata shipwreck - Sydney Harbour

20 Sep 2019

4 surprising shipwrecks of Sydney Harbour
Curator of Ocean Science and Technology at the Australian National Maritime Museum – Emily Jateff

23 May 2019

Fast Five - Quick Questions with Maritime Archaeologist Emily Jateff

01 May 2019

A visit to Titanic
Multi-beam echo	sounder	image of SS Macumba. Image: CSIRO/Marine National Facility.

05 Apr 2019

High-tech wreck hunting on board the RV Investigator
A hammerhead shark. Image: EXTREME-PHOTOGRAPHER via istock.

03 Apr 2019

So you think you know a thing or two about sharks
: The author (right) and Irini Malliaros from the Silentworld Foundation use ‘old school’ methods to obtain measurements of the Admiralty Old Pattern Long-Shanked Anchor found in the shallows at Boot Reef. Image: Julia Sumerling/Silentworld Foundation.

07 Mar 2019

An anchor’s secrets revealed
Conducting the photogrammetry survey of M24, using underwater lights. Image: Steve Trewavas.

05 Mar 2019

Recording M24, the Japanese midget submarine
Clean Up Australia Day at the Museum, 2019. With our partners Silentworld Foundation.

04 Mar 2019

Dredged Up
The exposed breech of one of four iron cannons at shipwreck site RI 2394 (‘Kerry site’). The visible portion of the cannon is approximately one metre in length, and the photogrammetry target in the foreground measures 10 centimetres square. Image: Irini Malliaros/Silentworld Foundation© RIMAP 2018, used with permission.

10 Feb 2019

Photogrammetric recording in the search for Cook’s Endeavour