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Divulging Protected Wrecks in the Solent. (2013)

Citation DOCUMENT Garry Momber. Julie Satchell.

The Solent area has been witness to many hundreds of shipwrecks. The most significant of these are protected. Each wreck presents different challenges when managing and preserving the remains. Over the last two decades the Hampshire and Wight Trust for Maritime Archaeology has been working with licensees to record the wrecks and bring information to the public. The results have included the creation of displays, videos, publications and a web geoportal. Two wrecks that have been a particular...


The Holland 5 Submarine Project (2013)

Citation DOCUMENT Mark I Beattie-Edwards.

The Holland 5 submarine was one of the Britsh Royal Navy's first commissioned submarines. Lost in August 1912 she lay on the seabed off Eastbourne, Sussex, Egland until being discovered by a recreational diver in 1995.  Since 2006 the Nautical Archaeology Society have been organising trips to the submarine and undertaking monitoring work of the boats condition. The distant offshore position of the wreck presents unique problems to the heritage agencies in how the site should be protected. This...


The looming question of housing the workforce: early workers' housing in the Derwent Valley (2017)

Citation DOCUMENT Suzanne Lilley.

Often cited as the archetypical expression of industrial accommodation, textile workers’ housing has provided a lens through which the social effects of industrialisation have been examined. Such houses have often been interpreted as either exploitative hovels or wholesome patronly investments. Within this polarizing discourse, the lived experiences of occupants frequently remains divorced from analysis of form and function.    Using a buildings-led approach, this paper investigates workers’...


Managing change on UK wreck sites through community-based recording: The London recording project (2013)

Citation DOCUMENT Graham Scott.

"This morning is brought to me to the office the sad news of the London, in which Sir J Lawsons men were all bringing her from Chatham to the Hope…but a little a-this-side the buoy of the Nower, she suddenly blew up." So wrote the great diarist and naval administrator Samuel Pepys about the tragic loss of Charles II’s warship London. The wreck site in the fiercely tidal Thames Estuary is now one of the most vulnerable and yet important in the United Kingdom, yielding evidence as diverse as the...


The Normans Bay Wreck Diver Trail (2013)

Citation DOCUMENT Mark I Beattie-Edwards.

In 2012 in the United Kingdom there were 61 wreck sites protected under the Protection of Wrecks Act (1973). These wrecks are identified as being the most important historical and archaeological wrecks in UK territorial waters.  Since 2005 the NAS has worked to not only facilitate access to these heritage assets but to also contribute to the research aims of the volunteer custodians. This paper will highlight the opportunity that a diver trail on the Norman’s Bay wreck launched in 2011, offers...


North Atlantic Biocultural Organization (NABO)

PROJECT CUNY Northern Science and Education Center. Thomas McGovern.

This project file contains NABO publications. NABO was founded over 20 years ago to attempt to cross-cut national and disciplinary boundaries and to help North Atlantic scholars make the most of the immense research potential of our damp and lovely research area. NABO has worked to aid in improving basic data comparability, in assisting practical fieldwork and interdisciplinary ventures, in promoting student training, and in better communicating our findings to other scholars, funding...


Picturing Consumption: An Examination of Drinking Establishments Through Images and Material Culture from Late 17th Century London (2013)

Citation DOCUMENT Stephanie N Duensing.

This paper aims to explore the impact of globalization and immigration on late seventeenth-century London.  Through the examination of patters of consumption practiced within various drinking establishments –  alehouses, taverns and coffee houses –  a striking relationship is revealed between social issues/identities and the importation of exotic goods. The imprints of these consumables are represented in both the material and historical records. Frequent depictions of these spaces through...


Project SAMPHIRE: Community Maritime Archaeology in Scotland. (2015)

Citation DOCUMENT Andrew P Roberts.

The Scottish Atlantic Maritime Past: Heritage, Investigation, Research and Education (SAMPHIRE) Project is a collaborative effort between professional archaeologists and local communities in western Scotland to identify and document maritime archaeological resources. This paper presents the results of the first two years of the ongoing project and outlines plans for the final year and evaluates the effectiveness and potential legacy of the project.


Recording the Swash Channel Wreck using high resolution photo mosaics (2013)

Citation DOCUMENT Thomas Cousins. Danni Seliger.

The site of the Swash Channel Wreck is that of a large armed merchant ship wrecked in the approached to Poole Harbour on the South Coast of England. The site consists of the almost entire port side of the originating vessels including the bow and stern castles. During 2010 – 2012 the site was subject to an English Heritage funded rescue excavation. The size and nature of the site is such that a recording in a traditional manner would have been prohibitively expensive and an alternative approach...


The Swash Channel Wreck, Monitoring and Excavations 2007 – 2012. (2013)

Citation DOCUMENT David Parham. paola palma.

The site of the Swash Channel Wreck is that of a large armed merchant ship wrecked in the approached to Poole Harbour on the South Coast of England. The site consists of the almost entire port side of the originating vessels including the bow and stern castles. The site is subject to on going natural erosion that has exposed much of the hull of the vessel since its rediscovery in 2004. The paper will discuss the innovative use of students as part of a taught unit in maritime archaeology to...


Zooarchaeology of Aðalstræti 14-16, 2001 Assessment Report of the Post-Medieval Contexts (2002)

DOCUMENT Clayton Tinsley. Thomas McGovern.

Small samples of post-Medieval animal bone were collected during the excavations of the Aðalstræti 14-16 site in 2001. This second stage assessment presents an overview of these Zooarchaeological materials and may indicate the value of further analysis of some of these contexts in future. The major contexts could be divided stratigraphically into four major phases (modern, 19th c., post- 1764 , and pre -1764 fire horizon). Only the two 18th century phases produced partially quantifiable sample...

Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America