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Arks, Broadhorns, and Hoop-Pole Boats: The America Flatboat Wreck in Southern Illinois (2015)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Mark Wagner.

Shoe-box shaped "flatboats" represented the most common vessel type on the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers from 1770-1900. Although  tens of thousands of these boats were built during this period, by 1915 a historian lamented that "not one of them remains" . In 2002, however, SIU archaeologists documented the remains of  an early 1800s  flatboat wreck found resting on the Illinois shoreline near the abandoned town of "America". Subsequent documentation of the 45 ft long x 12 ft wide wreck provided...


The Cattewater Wreck Archive Project (2013)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Martin J Read.

  The Cattewater Wreck was the first wreck to be protected by the UK Government and was partially excavated in the 1970s. The Tudor wreck is believed to be an unidentified armed merchantman. The Cattewater Wreck Archive Project, funded by English Heritage, recently improved the long term care and management of the archive held in Plymouth City Museum. Modern tools and techniques have been applied to the archive, such as stable isotope analysis of fish remains, allowing new interpretations to be...


El modelo de estudio del pecio Ouest Giraglia 2 (Córcega) (2011)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Carlos de Juan Fuertes.

This resource is a citation record only, the Center for Digital Antiquity does not have a copy of this document. The information in this record has been migrated into tDAR from the EXARC Bibliography, originally compiled by Roeland Paardekooper, and updated. Most of these records consist of a document citation and other metadata but do not have the documents themselves uploaded. If you have a digital copy of the document and would like to have it curated in tDAR, please contact us using the...


Identification of the "Cape Hatteras Mystery Wreck" (2016)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Roger Warden.

Roughly a mile-and-a-half from Diamond Shoals Light Tower off North Carolina's Outer Banks lie the broken remains of an unidentified ship resting on the sand at a depth of 150 feet.  For two years, members of the Battle of the Atlantic Research and Expedition Group have researched this vessel, both in the archives and in the water.  Is it, as theorized, the wreck of the Panamanian tanker Olympic, possibly sunk in early 1942 by U-66 during the opening phase of Operation Drumbeat, the German...


La Juliana 1588 – Recent investigation by the Underwater Archaeology Unit, National Monuments Service at the site of one of the 1588 Spanish Armada shipwrecks. (2016)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Connie Kelleher. Fionnbarr Moore. Karl Brady.

Following recent extreme weather events, one of the three Spanish Armada ships lost off the Sligo coast in Ireland in 1588 has again been revealed. The remains of La Juliana, the only Catalan ship of the three, is currently exposed. The State Underwater Archaeology Unit of the National Monuments Service (NMS) has been carrying out detailed recording, excavation and recovery of material throughout the summer to map the current site and protect vulnerable artefacts lying on the seabed. Several...


Managing England’s Protected Wreck Sites (2013)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Alison James.

In the ten years since English Heritage assumed some responsibilities for the historic environment of England’s seabed, many advances have been made in the physical management of submerged heritage.   It is an exciting time forEngland’s Protected Wreck site with many new initiatives. A recent development has been the implementation of the Heritage Crime Initiative in the marine environment which is enabling better protection of the sites. The work of Licensees has long been recognised as...