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Research Updates on the Emanuel Point II Shipwreck Project, the Study of a Vessel from Luna’s 1559 Fleet

Author(s): Gregory Cook ; John R. Bratten ; John Worth

Year: 2015

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In this paper we will present an update on the continuing  archaeological and historic research on the second shipwreck identified as a vessel from Don Tristán de Luna y Arrellano’s 1559 fleet.  Known as "Emanuel Point II", archaeologists and students from the University of West Florida have focused recent excavations on the vessel’s stern and midships area, and have uncovered new artifacts and significant areas of hull structure never before exposed.  Historic research on the expedition and vessels in the fleet has continued as well, providing new insights into Luna’s voyage and attempt to settle in northwest Florida.


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Research Updates on the Emanuel Point II Shipwreck Project, the Study of a Vessel from Luna’s 1559 Fleet. Gregory Cook, John R. Bratten, John Worth. Presented at Society for Historical Archaeology, Seattle, Washington. 2015 ( tDAR id: 434060)


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Temporal Keywords
1559 (Historic)


Spatial Coverage

min long: -129.199; min lat: 24.495 ; max long: -66.973; max lat: 49.359 ;

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PaperId(s): 475

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