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Find out what a group of college students did for their placement at MAT! The post Developing Design: Work Placement at MAT appeared first on Maritime Archaeology Trust.... Read more
Published on: 2024-07-22
Ship that sank in 1915 is intact on the bed of the Weddell Sea in Antarctica and will be preserved in situA protection ring around the Endurance, one of the most famous shipwrecks of all time, is to be widened from 500 metres to 1,500 metres in order to restrict... Read more
Published on: 2024-07-10
The post MAT’s 8th Maritime-Themed Crossword : Crossword with a Difference! appeared first on Maritime Archaeology Trust.... Read more
Published on: 2024-06-11
The post 80th Anniversary of D-Day: Southampton’s Key Role appeared first on Maritime Archaeology Trust.... Read more
Published on: 2024-06-05
Blogs on ship's stories and their wreckage. The post Blogs on ship’s stories appeared first on Maritime Archaeology Trust.... Read more
Published on: 2024-06-05
Explore various maritime-themed topics. The post Maritime-themed blogs appeared first on Maritime Archaeology Trust.... Read more
Published on: 2024-06-05
Find out more about the role of women in maritime history. The post Blogs on Women in maritime appeared first on Maritime Archaeology Trust.... Read more
Published on: 2024-06-04
Find out more about MAT's work in the filed of maritime archaeology. The post Blogs on MAT’s work appeared first on Maritime Archaeology Trust.... Read more
Published on: 2024-06-03
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Published on: 2024-05-30
2024 Conference - The Archaeology of Waterways SAVE THE DATE: 16th - 17th November 2024, with associated events on the 15th and the 18th #ArchConf24, The Teaching & Learning Centre, Durham University, DH1 3LS Our two day conference organised in partnership with Durham University , the Finds Research Group , and the Architectural... Read more
Published on: 2024-05-24
Postdoctoral Research Assistant (PDRA) in Maritime Archaeology Data Oxford University Applications close 17 June Details here Tech-NAS course  Quintana Roo, Mexico 15-25 June Details here Grants Manager  Part Time/12 months Honor Frost Foundation Closing Date: 10th June 2024 Details here Underwater Archaeologist Mizen Archaeology Kinsale, Cork, Ireland. Closes: 17th May... Read more
Published on: 2024-05-23
Hulked: Soundwalk and Thames Barge Cruises Open Days: 25 May, 6 July, 28 September Sittingbourne, Kent Details here Marine Environmental Data and Information Network (MEDIN) and OceanWise Marine data management, governance and the MEDIN toolset. 3-7 June, free and online. Details here Exeter Heritage Harbour Festival - free event 8-9... Read more
Published on: 2024-05-23
2024 May 23 Shipwreck discovery sheds light on Perinthos' past in north-west Turkey Early Christian ship graffiti found at a church in the Israeli desert. Kerala University researchers record 212 marine species at shipwreck sites in India. Colombia launches expedition to explore 300-year old Spanish shipwreck filled with heritage artefacts.... Read more
Published on: 2024-05-23
This book by Martin V. Melosi, his first after retiring from the University of Houston as Cullen Professor Emeritus of History in 2018, and written under pandemic restrictions, is a testament to a distinguished career. Given the circumstances, much of the credit for Water in North American Environmental History coming... Read more
Published on: 2024-05-14
Source: snr.org.uk
This book is the story of a journey, not only up the west coast of the British Isles from Devon by way of Wales to the north of Scotland but also through the history of many coastal and estuarine fishing traditions, some of which have their origins in the very... Read more
Published on: 2024-05-14
Source: snr.org.uk
Who is not fascinated by lighthouses? Their styles and stories of storms, shipwrecks, rescues and hauntings beguile us. Christopher Nicholson’s Rock Lighthouses of Britain and Ireland, first published in 1983 and now in its third edition, covers all these and has kept pace with new information and technological changes in... Read more
Published on: 2024-05-14
Source: snr.org.uk
Michael Titlestad’s Shipwreck Narratives: Out of our Depth grapples with the shipwreck as a prevalent metaphor used to express destruction within the human experience, as well as a cultural touchstone against which debates concerning morality, social evolution, and political propaganda can be projected. This exploration is contained within a larger,... Read more
Published on: 2024-05-14
Source: snr.org.uk
Simon Mills is the owner of the Britannic. He purchased the British government’s title to the wreck in 1996 and has been exploring and researching it ever since. The Britannic is the largest liner on the seabed, since the tonnage of the ship was slightly higher than that of her... Read more
Published on: 2024-05-13
Source: snr.org.uk
In the darkness of the early hours of Tuesday, 9 April 1940 Germany launched Operation Weserübung, its surprise invasion of Norway. Necessarily the German navy was supported by air and airborne operations. These naval forces were divided into six units tasked with the infiltration of their army at different sections... Read more
Published on: 2024-05-13
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At first glance this work, the second instalment in a series called Fleets, resembles a miniature coffee-table book with its lush layout and oversized illustrations on glossy paper. Closer analysis, however, reveals it to be a concise yet highly competent and for the most part well-balanced introduction to Germany’s Hochseeflotte... Read more
Published on: 2024-05-13
Source: snr.org.uk
The Irrawaddy Flotilla Company was one of the world’s largest shipping companies, with well over a thousand craft in its fleet list and operating about 650 vessels at its height in the 1930s. The company was established in 1865 when a small number of government steamers were sold to a... Read more
Published on: 2024-05-13
Source: snr.org.uk
Thomas Walker and his son-in-law, Charles Hay Walker, were civil engineering contractors originally involved in railway projects, but who progressed to taking on massive contracts for docks and waterways. They were responsible for harbour works in Avonmouth, Barry, Bermuda, Buenos Aires, Penarth, Preston, Rio de Janeiro and also for much... Read more
Published on: 2024-05-13
Source: snr.org.uk
Erebus and Terror are two of the most famous ship names in maritime history, and their final, ill-fated voyage into the Arctic ice for the 1845 Franklin expedition has been paid tribute to in novels, travelogues, songs and television shows. However, many readers will be less familiar with the ships’... Read more
Published on: 2024-05-13
Source: snr.org.uk
The post Protecting Underwater Heritage from Erosion appeared first on Maritime Archaeology Trust.... Read more
Published on: 2024-04-30
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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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