Analyses and Research: the Warwick, Bermuda 1619
Author(s): Piotr Bojakowski
For the past four years, archaeologists have been carefully excavating the remains of the English galleon-type ship Warwick on the bottom of Castle Harbour, Bermuda. Although the shipwreck was partially salvaged in the past, the amount of cultural, botanical, and geological data still present within the intact section of the hull proved significant. Collectively, these artifacts allow for better insight not only into the shipbuilding techniques and rigging, but also into ballasting and provisioning such vessels. This paper will discuss the analyses and research of the Warwick structure and recovered samples and how this data relates to the early 17th-century concept of the ocean voyages and colonial ventures.
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Analyses and Research: the Warwick, Bermuda 1619. Piotr Bojakowski. Presented at Society for Historical Archaeology, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. 2014 ( tDAR id: 436944)