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The Egadi Island Rams: Preliminary Reconstruction Efforts Of An Ancient Warship (2015)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Mateusz Polakowski.

The warships that took part in the Battle of the Egadi Islands (241 BC) were highly specialized and advanced ramming warships, yet our understanding of these vessels is limited to vague historical accounts, artistic depictions, and sparse archaeological evidence.  The Egadi Islands Survey Project, a joint project of the Soprintendenza del Mare - Sicily and RPM Nautical Foundation aims to survey and excavate the battle site in order to understand the events of the Egadi Islands Battle. This study...


The Galloping Ghost of the Java Coast: A Cursory Site Assessment of WWII Heavy Cruiser USS Houston (2015)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Alexis Catsambis. George Schwarz.

Between June 9-13, 2014, a joint Dive Exercise between the U.S. Navy and the Indonesian Navy was undertaken on the site believed to be the wreck of USS Houston (CA-30) as part of Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training Indonesia 2014. The 182m wreck, located in Banten Bay within the territorial waters of Indonesia, sank in combat during the Battle of Sunda Strait, resulting in one of the greatest losses of life associated with a single sinking event in U.S. Navy history. During the exercise,...