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Previous studies indicate that there is a general increase in ship speed for both British and Dutch wooden sailing vessels during the time period 1750-1830. Using logbooks digitized by the Climatological Database of the World’s Oceans project (CLIWOC), this study seeks to identify the reasons behind this increase. The introduction of copper plating in the late 1700s had a significant effect on the speed of British ships, but historical documents reveal that copper plating was less frequently...
Archaeological Overview and Assessment of the Salem Maritime National Historic Site, Salem, Massachusetts (2005)
The Salem Maritime National Historical Site was created in 1937 to commemorate the maritime history of the early American nation. Salem played a primary role in the American international maritime trade from the colonial period to the mid nineteenth century, and it is this legacy that the park seeks to interpret and preserve. The site today encompasses nearly nine acres bordering on the Salem waterfront that contain a variety of historic structures, including seventeenth- through...
The Archaeology of Salem Maritime National Historic Site
Documents associated with archaeological collections research and field work at the Salem Maritime National Historic Site.
Archeological Reconnaissance and Assessment of the Sabine River, North Shore of Sabine Lake To the Gulf Intercoastal Waterway, Cameron, Calcasieu Parishes, Louisiana and Orange County, Texas (1978)
Ballast or Just Another Rock? Using XRF to Source Basalt Cobbles from Bridgetown, Antigua (2019)
This is an abstract from the "Current Research and On Going Projects at the J Richard Steffy Ship Reconstruction Laboratory" session, at the 2019 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology. The site of Bridgetown, Antigua lies on the east side of Willoughby Bay near the Crossroads Rehabilitation facility owned and founded by musician, Eric Clapton. The site holds the remains of a town and associated harbour designated as a commerce center in a law regulating trade and taxes on...
Cultural Resources Evaluation of the North Gulf of Mexico Continental Shelf (1977)
Final Report, a Survey of Archaeological and Historical Resources, Fire Island Beach Erosion and Hurricane Protection Project, Westhampton Beach, New York (1980)
Galveston Bay Area, Texas: a Study of Archeological and Historical Resources in Areas Under Investigation For Navigation Improvement (1974)
Life after Retirement – Lending a Helping Hook to the QAR Project (2018)
Having directed the highly visible and dynamic Queen Anne’s Revenge Shipwreck Project for fifteen years, it seems that completely cutting ties when I retired wasn’t quite possible. First, came with on-going research and interpretation of the QAR bells with my son’s help. Second was an extension of my ties with marine geologists, who bring to bear ever-improving sonar, positioning, and computer technologies, to view how QAR wreckage is faring on the seabed. More recently, my work with a cultural...
Marine Magnetometer Survey of Archeological Materials Found Near Galveston, Texas (1987)
A Phase I Archaeological Survey, Replacement of Bridge 64A on County Road 64 at Smyrna Landing, Duck Creek Hundred, Kent County, Delaware (DRAFT As FINAL) (1997)
Underwater Parks (1979)