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In 2011 the NAS launched a Fellowship Scheme which aims to recognise major contributions by NAS members to the affairs of the Society and the development of the NAS within the discipline of nautical archaeology. All NAS members are encouraged to put forward names for nomination each year by the... Read more
Published on: 2023-02-06
From the passenger pigeon to the woolly mammoth, a variety of techniques could potentially resurrect extinct species, whether completely extinct or merely extirpated from the wild.... Read more
Published on: 2023-02-01
Learn at your own pace how to take photos, process them and create 3D models of archaeological artefacts and sites. Get tips from the professionals about how to undertake this task above or below the water. While the course is online in delivery, you'll finish with practical skills in how to... Read more
Published on: 2023-01-31
Klein Hollandia discovery ‘opens up fascinating chapter in rich, shared maritime history between UK and Netherlands’A remarkably preserved shipwreck known only as the “unknown wreck off Eastbourne” has finally been identified as the 17th-century Dutch warship Klein Hollandia which was involved in all the big battles in the second Anglo-Dutch... Read more
Published on: 2023-01-27
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Published on: 2023-01-17
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Published on: 2022-12-19
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Published on: 2022-11-29
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Published on: 2022-11-29
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Published on: 2022-11-09
The museum shop now has in stock, a fun and, unique range of Christmas ornaments for sale. All sales proceeds from the gift-shop go towards the upkeep of the museum.... Read more
Published on: 2022-11-08
Source: Shipwreckmuseum
The Bayeux Tapestry, created about 1077, includes one of the earliest representations of the sea in European art. But while King Harold’s shipwrecked vessel and William’s invasion fleet are shown in some detail, the sea itself, as Richard Hamblyn points out, ‘is depicted in simple schematic form, by a series... Read more
Published on: 2022-11-06
Source: snr.org.uk
It is not known how many members of the Society are practising ship model makers, but hopefully there is at least a general interest in ship models and an acknowledgement of their undoubted contribution to maritime history. Whatever the situation may or may not be, this book will prove to... Read more
Published on: 2022-11-06
Source: snr.org.uk
A biographical treatment of the Glasgow shipowner and art collector, (Sir) William Burrell (1861–1958) has been long overdue. Burrell, unlike the vast majority of his Glaswegian contemporaries in fetid overcrowded tenements, had a good start in life; he was born the third of nine children into a prosperous Calvinist family... Read more
Published on: 2022-11-06
Source: snr.org.uk
Today, if one were to research and look for an image of a particular merchant vessel, they would only have to go online. However, prior to the creation of the internet or indeed, the creation of the camera, shipping companies relied upon portraiture to promote their fleet. During the age... Read more
Published on: 2022-11-06
Source: snr.org.uk
Crude oil tankers transport most of the world’s oil by sea for refining in various countries and this remains crucially important to the world economy. Ray Solly, a former navigating officer in the Merchant Navy and now a marine author, traces the history of the crude oil tanker from the... Read more
Published on: 2022-11-06
Source: snr.org.uk
Capitalism and the Sea and Shipping and Globalisation in the Post-War Era are two distinct yet complementary texts which, when read together can enlighten the reader’s knowledge about the evolution and nature of sea-born commerce… Read More The post Book Review: ‘Capitalism and the Sea: The maritime factor in the... Read more
Published on: 2022-11-06
Source: snr.org.uk
When I was studying naval architecture in Newcastle I used to pass by Benton House, headquarters of British Shipbuilders, just about every day. As a young student I used to look in awe at what I thought was the lodestar of shipbuilding in the UK. I imagined men hard at... Read more
Published on: 2022-11-06
Source: snr.org.uk
Chatham remains the best-preserved of the Georgian dockyards. Slated for closure by the then minister of defence, John Nott, in June 1981 and confirmed by a subsequent defence review, it closed in March 1984. Although the dockyard had launched its last conventional submarine in the mid-1960s, it remained a repair... Read more
Published on: 2022-11-06
Source: snr.org.uk
This is a valuable book, providing expert descriptions of major American combat ships. In addition, it outlines and evaluates the development of the warship fleet, and its major operations in the Second World War, both in the Pacific and the Atlantic. The immediate outstanding feature are the colour profiles of... Read more
Published on: 2022-11-06
Source: snr.org.uk
At first sight this is the biography of yet another little-known but very successful U-boat commander which sets out his life and naval career and describes the eight patrols he conducted before U-402 was sunk with all hands in 1943. As dozens of books about the Second World War continue... Read more
Published on: 2022-11-06
Source: snr.org.uk
The post RMS Alaunia appeared first on Maritime Archaeology Trust.... Read more
Published on: 2022-10-18
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Published on: 2022-10-18
The post A3 Submarine appeared first on Maritime Archaeology Trust.... Read more
Published on: 2022-09-21
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
The post UN Oceans 2022 Statement appeared first on Maritime Archaeology Trust.... Read more
Published on: 2022-07-14
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Published on: 2022-06-29
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

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