An Archaeological Investigation Of The Submarine Resurgam
The early steam powered submarine Resurgam was designed and built by an eccentric curate from Manchester, England, and was lost in mysterious circumstances off North Wales in 1880. The submarine was relocated in 1995 and was investigated in 1997 by a mixed team of avocational and professional divers, archaeologists and conservators during the SubMap project. A summary of the results of this and later investigations is presented along with a new analysis of the Resurgam submarine's capabilities. The paper concludes with a re-evaluation of Resurgam's place in the sequence of development of early powered submarines.
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An Archaeological Investigation Of The Submarine Resurgam. William Garrett, Peter Holt. Presented at Society for Historical Archaeology, Albuquerque, NM. 2018 ( tDAR id: 441500)
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min long: -8.158; min lat: 49.955 ; max long: 1.749; max lat: 60.722 ;
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