Port Royal (Other Keyword)

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Camden Revolutionary War Fortifications (38KE1) the 1969-70 Excavations (1971)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Robert N. Strickland.

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Marine Turtle Consumption at the 17th Century Site of Port Royal, Jamaica (2017)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Megan C. Hagseth. Grace Tsai.

The 17th century city of Port Royal, Jamaica was one of the most economically important English ports in the New World. Inhabiting the south side of the island, this defensive fortification protected the entrance to Kingston Harbour.  It is well documented that 17th and 18th century ships stopping at this economic center would often provision by hunting marine turtles.  Sold at the west market on High Street in Port Royal, these animals were also consumed locally. This paper aims to identify the...


Pirate Shipwrecks of Port Royal (2013)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Chad M. Gulseth.

History’s most successful pirate, Captain Bartholomew Roberts, was killed by the British Royal Navy in 1722. The three vessels Roberts commanded were taken as prizes and sailed to Port Royal, Jamaica to be sold. However, after being in port for only two weeks, a hurricane struck Jamaica and destroyed more than 50 vessels in the harbor. Roberts’ 40-gun flagship, Royal Fortune, and the 24-gun consort, Little Ranger, were lost. The third pirate vessel, Great Ranger, was heavily damaged and sank...


Search for the French Charlesfort of 1562 (1982)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Stanley South.

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Submerged Skylines: Applications of GIS-Based Visibility Analyses in Reconstructing Submerged Cities (2018)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Chelsea Cohen.

Reconstructions of submerged urban landscapes hold an important role in understanding the potential past form and function of a site. As these reconstructions grow more prominent, the tools used to manipulate and evaluate these reconstructions become increasingly more important. This project endeavors to expand that tool set by using GIS-based visibility analyses as a means of evaluating reconstructions and using them to contextualize the relationship between port cities and seafarers. Working...