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Published on: 2023-10-03
BARCELONA, SPAIN—According to a BBC News report, researchers from the University of Barcelona and Alcalá University and their colleagues examined and carbon dated a collection of more than 70 artifacts made of wood, reed, and grass that were recovered from southwestern Spain’s Cueva de los Murciélagos, or Cave of the... Read more
Published on: 2023-10-02
No matter whether wooden wrecks, fish traps, metal planes, historic bottles or old bullets are your thing, come and help record and investigate the amazing finds on the beach at Sandwich Flats! Since 2018 we've been running community archaeology projects on this amazing 5-mile stretch of beach in Kent, UK.... Read more
Published on: 2023-10-02
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: 2023-09-29
WHAT'S IT ALL ABOUT? The Bite-Sized Training for All project will provide free online interactive training for current and prospective Protected Wreck Licensees to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Protection of Wrecks Act (1973). This will encourage increased interaction, improved monitoring and streamlined management of Protected Wrecks whilst reaching... Read more
Published on: 2023-09-29
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Archaeologists to survey waters off coast of northern France using latest technology to scour seabedChurchill called the mass evacuation of allied forces from the beach and pier at Dunkirk a “miracle of deliverance”, but the operation to rescue more than 330,000 troops trapped by German forces in May 1940 came... Read more
Published on: 2023-09-20
It is estimated that there have been 3 million shipwrecks spanning a period of 4,000 years, and that only 1 per cent have been discovered, mostly over the last 60 years. Can this author, or any author indeed, relate ‘their significance and … the developments over the last sixty years that have... Read more
Published on: 2023-08-16
Source: snr.org.uk
China’s threat has, perhaps, been over mentioned in academia and so finding a pioneering approach could prove challenging. Isaac Kardon has successfully proved his prominence with this intensive empirical book through a unique perspective which focuses on China’s revisioning agenda in the law of the sea. Kardon has designed an... Read more
Published on: 2023-08-16
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This handsome book has been published following the death of Queen Elizabeth II and sets out to describe the Royal Navy during the 70 years of her reign both visually and in words. It is arranged chronologically, with each chapter broadly covering a decade. The first part of every chapter... Read more
Published on: 2023-08-16
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Brian Lavery is one of our most distinguished naval historians and a new book from him therefore comes with a great burden of expectation. And that expectation is wholly met in this case. This is a large-sized book packed with well over 100 beautifully reproduced illustrations which can only be... Read more
Published on: 2023-08-16
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In this lively and engaging book, Donald A. Maxton draws welcome attention to the oft-forgotten postscript to the infamous Bounty mutiny and clearly conveys that, in terms of drama, peril, and human endurance, the ordeal of the men of the Pandora and Matavy rivals anything faced by Captain Bligh, Fletcher... Read more
Published on: 2023-08-16
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Building on the foundation of his long career of studying colonial North American trade and its economy, Thomas Truxes provides a sweeping, long-run narrative of the maritime trade of British America up until the advent of independence for the United States of America. Looking to explicate the origins, development, and... Read more
Published on: 2023-08-16
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This important book follows the first volume of the series, The Eighty Years War: From revolt to regular war, 1568–1648 of 2019, reviewed here in 2021. Written at the Netherlands Institute for Military History, it has been expertly translated by Paul Arblaster and Lee Preedy. The editorial board’s decision to... Read more
Published on: 2023-08-16
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The North Sea is a shallow but unforgiving sea, susceptible to violent and unpredictable weather, poor visibility, and beset with shifting shallows, nowhere more so than the vicinity of the North Norfolk Sandbanks and particularly the inner two called the Leman and the Ower. Dawn on 6 May 1682 revealed... Read more
Published on: 2023-08-16
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From December 1908 until autumn 1914, the British Naval Mission to the Ottoman empire worked ‘strenuously, though for the most part futilely’ to encourage improvements in their host’s navy.Footnote1 The officers in charge of this mission were in turn Rear-Admirals Douglas Gamble (1909–10), Hugh Pigot Williams (1910– 12) and Arthur... Read more
Published on: 2023-08-14
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Some years ago I was browsing in the foreign languages section of an Oxfam Bookshop when, despite the fact that my knowledge of Greek stops short at the time of Pericles rather than that of Cavafy or Kazantzakis, my attention was caught by a copy of Nikolaos Kourbellis’ English–Greek Maritime... Read more
Published on: 2023-08-14
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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

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