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Why join NAS? By becoming a NAS member you are helping to support the protection and preservation of our nautical past.  With us you can not only indulge your passion for nautical archaeology, you will also be helping record and preserve the worlds intertidal and underwater heritage for future generations. ... Read more
Published on: 2024-04-11
The post Metal Hulled Sailing Vessels appeared first on Maritime Archaeology Trust.... Read more
Published on: 2024-04-11
Consultant - Marine Consenting/EIA Project Management RPS Group, London Details here Maritime Archaeology Graduate RPS Group Apply by 31/5/24 Details here Basic Underwater Archaeology Course 3-14 June 2024, Croatia Applications close 30 April Details here Research Scientist, Underwater Archaeologist, Scientific Diver NOAA, Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary, Alpena, USA Details... Read more
Published on: 2024-04-11
Maritime Archaeology: It's not just shipwrecks! Council of British Archaeology public lecture by Peta Knott, NAS Education Manager Available here Mapping Underwater Cultural Heritage. Accessing the archaeological archive beneath the waves 18 April 18:30 EEST  Details here Shipwreck Centre and Maritime Museum, open for 2024 Isle of Wight Details here... Read more
Published on: 2024-04-11
2024 April 10 What lies beneath In waters across the Pacific, an untold amount of black, toxic oil is contained within the corroding wrecks of World War II ships. And it’s leaking into the ocean.  Strange rock uncovered during sea search turns out to be ancient battle gear Italian archaeologists... Read more
Published on: 2024-04-11
Take a look at Portchester Castle! The post Fly over Portchester Castle appeared first on Maritime Archaeology Trust.... Read more
Published on: 2024-04-11
Banner image: A conger eel making its home in bronze cannon No.4 © James Clark A previously unknown Protected Wreck off the coast of Sussex has now been identified as the 17th century Dutch warship Klein Hollandia. Built in 1654 and owned by the Admiralty of Rotterdam, the ship was... Read more
Published on: 2024-04-05
Take a look at Portland Breakwater! The post Fly over Portland Breakwater appeared first on Maritime Archaeology Trust.... Read more
Published on: 2024-04-04
Letter reveals disappearance of 17th century British pirate was tied to William III’s spy ring, Daniel Defoe and an archbishopIn 1695, Henry Avery led his 160-strong crew to pull off the most lucrative heist in pirate history on the high seas, amassing gold, silver, sapphires, emeralds and diamonds worth more... Read more
Published on: 2024-03-30
The post Fly over Fairthorne Manor appeared first on Maritime Archaeology Trust.... Read more
Published on: 2024-03-28
Learn more about geoarchaeology. The post Unchartered Maritime Tales: Episode 4, Geoarchaeology appeared first on Maritime Archaeology Trust.... Read more
Published on: 2024-03-28
Find out more about women in Maritime. The post Unchartered Maritime Tales: Episode 3, Women in Maritime appeared first on Maritime Archaeology Trust.... Read more
Published on: 2024-03-28
Shipwrecks and the marine environment. The post Unchartered Maritime Tales: Episode 2, Shipwrecks and Maritime Life appeared first on Maritime Archaeology Trust.... Read more
Published on: 2024-03-28
Find out more about SS Camberwell. The post Unchartered Maritime Tales: Episode 1, The SS Camberwell appeared first on Maritime Archaeology Trust.... Read more
Published on: 2024-03-28
Learn more about geoarchaeology. The post Unchartered Maritime Tales: Episode 4, Geoarchaeology appeared first on Maritime Archaeology Trust.... Read more
Published on: 2024-03-28
Find out more about women in Maritime. The post Unchartered Maritime Tales: Episode 3, Women in Maritime appeared first on Maritime Archaeology Trust.... Read more
Published on: 2024-03-28
Warship began its long life as a quarterly journal in 1977 and became an annual hardback publication in 1979. Since 2004 it has been edited by John Jordan and has steadily produced a broad and eclectic mix of articles on the design, development, and fate of combat ships from a... Read more
Published on: 2024-02-19
Source: snr.org.uk
In July 2023 the four-masted barque BAP (Buque Armada Peruana) Uníon, the Peruvian naval sail training ship, started a year-long round the world voyage to ‘show the flag’, so it seems an appropriate time to review a new book on four- and five-masted square-riggers. This book and the associated digital-only... Read more
Published on: 2024-02-19
Source: snr.org.uk
Diane Kirkby’s latest work, co-authored with Lee-Ann Monk and Dmytro Ostapenko, represents the remarkable outcome of research collaboration between La Trobe University and the Maritime Union of Australia (merged into the Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union in 2018). The book delves into the evolution of maritime labour internationalist... Read more
Published on: 2024-02-19
Source: snr.org.uk
The Hakluyt Society continues its long-running series of volumes of exploration narratives with this fine edition of Henry Feilden’s journal, written while he was aboard HMS Alert on the British Arctic Expedition commanded by George Strong Nares from 1875 to 1876. The Nares Expedition, as it is commonly known, was... Read more
Published on: 2024-02-19
Source: snr.org.uk
On 31 January 1864 Catherine Edmondston of North Carolina wrote in her diary, ‘The Advance is again in safely with a valuable cargo, run in in the teeth of the Blockaders. This is our N C vessel & Capt Crossan deserves well of the State for his boldness & skill... Read more
Published on: 2024-02-19
Source: snr.org.uk
A Great and Rising Nation is part of the University of Chicago Press Series American Beginnings, 1500–1900. Each of its six chapters relates to US naval expeditions during the first half of the nineteenth century. Contrary to strong and established historical tradition, Michael A. Verney contends that the new United... Read more
Published on: 2024-02-19
Source: snr.org.uk
James Davey’s new book is a fascinating experiment in form versus function. Superficially, it looks like yet another general history of Nelson’s navy, with stirring descriptions of the war at sea, diagrams of all the key battles sprinkled throughout, and a narrative that wears its considerable learning lightly, never taxing... Read more
Published on: 2024-02-19
Source: snr.org.uk
John A. Fish has completed a painstaking work of scholarship that overcomes a distance of over 10,000 miles. This is because since 1902 two of the most significant primary sources for our understanding of the Bounty voyage have been half a world apart, with Captain William Bligh’s Official Journal held... Read more
Published on: 2024-02-19
Source: snr.org.uk
The last decade has seen a renewed interest in the Anglo-Dutch Wars of the late seventeenth century. David Ormrod and Gijs Rommelse’s edited collection was borne out of the two conferences which commemorated the 350th anniversary of the Dutch raid on the Medway; unfortunately, the same anniversary of the ‘Disaster... Read more
Published on: 2024-02-19
Source: snr.org.uk
The Indian Ocean was the centre of the first sophisticated commercial and maritime activities. From antiquity, India enjoyed commercial links with Southeast Asian countries through Indian Ocean networks. While in recent decades there has been a plethora of books about the Indian Ocean and its trade, often concentrating on the... Read more
Published on: 2024-02-19
Source: snr.org.uk
Wednesday March 13th - 8am Thursday April 11th - 8:30am Friday May 10th - 8am Wednesday July 24th - 8:30am Friday August 23rd - 9am Saturday September 21st - 8:30am Saturday October 19th - 7:30am... Read more
Published on: 2023-12-25
Source: Shipwreckmuseum
  Friday 15th December 2023 – Wednesday 3rd January 2024       Daily 10.30am – 4pm We will be closed for Christmas on 24th, 25th and 26th December 2023... Read more
Published on: 2023-12-09
Source: Shipwreckmuseum

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