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1005 (19th Century Welsh Slate Ship) - Adopted by Chris Griffiths Steam Pinnace 288 - Adopted by Kevin Heath & Wendy Sadler / Lost in Waters Deep HM Submarine A3 - Adopted by Hoddeston SAC A7 Submarine, Whitsands Bay, Cornwall - War Grave The Abbey, a hulk at Purton - Adopted by... Read more
Published on: 2022-09-30
A chance to dive two of the UK’s protected wrecks in one day. A morning dive on the Holland 5 submarine (32m) followed by the wreck trail around the cannon on the 17th century Normans' Bay site (12m). Divers will receive a thorough dive briefing and archaeological site briefing before each dive so... Read more
Published on: 2022-09-23
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Published on: 2022-09-21
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Published on: 2022-09-20
This is one of those books where the subtitle has greater significance than is actually the case. Subtitles by default provide context for the title. Combining the two is often a deciding factor on whether a book might be of interest. In this particular case, the expectation was of a... Read more
Published on: 2022-08-08
Source: snr.org.uk
In this anniversary year of the Falklands war, our minds turn to the details of that conflict. But do we know all the facts? We of course knew of the sinkings as and when they actually happened, and understood the patent circumstances. But this book demonstrates that until its publication... Read more
Published on: 2022-08-08
Source: snr.org.uk
On 31 July 1914 12 D and E class ‘overseas’ submarines of the 8th Submarine Flotilla of the Royal Navy arrived at Harwich as part of the prescient deployment of the entire fleet to its planned war stations. They were accompanied by their depot ships Maidstone and Adamant and were... Read more
Published on: 2022-08-08
Source: snr.org.uk
Here is an important new work about two early ironclad warships often overlooked in the historiography, or worse, side-lined as ‘failed’ specimens; freaks with a bad history that went nowhere fast. Admiral George Ballard’s articles for the Mariner’s Mirror (1929–35) simply ignored HMS Scorpion and HMS Wivern as part of... Read more
Published on: 2022-08-08
Source: snr.org.uk
It is now more than 50 years ago that the young Leiden scholar Jaap Bruijn published his doctoral thesis on the Admiralty of Amsterdam ‘in the peaceful years’ (De Admiraliteit van Amsterdam in rustige jaren, 1713–1751). At a time when naval history was usually written by retired naval officers recounting... Read more
Published on: 2022-08-08
Source: snr.org.uk
Since Napoleonic times experts have made naval and geopolitical predictions that have rarely come true. This can be seen comparatively recently in the widely speculative assessments of Soviet naval power between 1970 and 1990, which after the end of the Cold War were shown to be false. This extended review... Read more
Published on: 2022-08-08
Source: snr.org.uk
This article describes two cases where prisoners of war captured in the 1914–17 Black Sea naval conflict were interrogated. In the first case a captured Russian naval officer witnessed an operationally significant event after his interrogation, and covertly reported this via a coded letter. The second case, of an Armenian... Read more
Published on: 2022-08-07
Source: snr.org.uk
Abstract Scapa Flow became the primary naval base for the main Royal Navy fleet during the First World War. The ‘newness’ of Scapa as a naval base meant that it lacked any of the leisure and recreational opportunities that the ‘home’ naval ports, such as Portsmouth, offered. This led to... Read more
Published on: 2022-08-07
Source: snr.org.uk
In the first half of the nineteenth century, dozens of ships were built in Bombay (now Mumbai), India, for the British Admiralty. The combination of timber from the Malabar teak forests and a skilled Indian workforce produced vessels of the highest quality. But of the ships built in India, only... Read more
Published on: 2022-08-07
Source: snr.org.uk
At the end of the French and Indian War elements of the British Empire moved quickly into the western Great Lakes and central Canada in an effort to partake in and control the lucrative fur trade. To do this both the British army and fur traders adopted a piece of... Read more
Published on: 2022-08-07
Source: snr.org.uk
Türkiye is home to many diverse landscapes and geographies, but one of the most captivating is that of Cappadocia, in the centre of the country. Often described as a ‘fairytale land’, Cappadocia’s hills and valleys are filled with caves, tunnels, and ‘fairy chimneys’ (tall, thin rock formations), which have been... Read more
Published on: 2022-08-01
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Published on: 2022-07-29
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Published on: 2022-07-14
The post The ‘Rifle’ Wreck aka SS Kurland appeared first on Maritime Archaeology Trust.... Read more
Published on: 2022-07-08
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Published on: 2022-06-29
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Published on: 2022-05-17
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Published on: 2022-05-12
The post Airships and Barrage Balloons appeared first on Maritime Archaeology Trust.... Read more
Published on: 2022-03-23
Underwater archaeologists have excavated a Byzantine shipwreck near the Greek island of Samos in the East Aegean. This content was originally published on www.heritagedaily.com - © 2022 - HeritageDaily... Read more
Published on: 2022-03-11
Source: Heritagedaily
Marine archaeologists and non-marine archaeologists alike have been fascinated by the recent discovery of the wreck of the Endurance, the ship which took Sir Ernest Shackleton and his team on their epic mission to Antarctica at the end of 1914. The story has been told of how, within just days... Read more
Published on: 2022-03-10
Source: Shipwreckmuseum
I have worked on many shipwreck investigations and have been involved in the discovery of a couple of shipwreck sites of this period. Here’s what’s usually involved in identifying a ship.... Read more
Published on: 2022-02-03
County Wexford contains an unusual concentration of domestically produced, medieval ceramic lamps, an artefact type which is largely absent from the rest of the country. The post Medieval Ceramic Lamps from Co. Wexford first appeared on Irish Archaeology.... Read more
Published on: 2021-12-07

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