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Wed, 11/09/2013
Photo:  The ancient town of Hasankeyf looks set to become a submerged site Photo: Hasankeyf Matters Archaeologists are racing against time to finish excavations in the Batman province of south...
Tue, 10/09/2013
Photo: NAS member John Starkie courtesy of Darina Tully The Nautical Archaeology Society (NAS) has announced a new grant award for maritime ethnographic work made as a bequest by NAS member, John...
Wed, 04/09/2013
Photo: Archaeologists at work at “Scotland’s Glastonbury” Archaeologists have discovered an Iron Age loch village, the first of its kind in Scotland. The site in Wigtownshire is being dubbed as “...
Wed, 04/09/2013
Photo: Dave helps measure and sketch the wreck as part of his NAS Elearning training Photo: Dave Mothershaw/Matt Cass The most recent NAS ELearning dive fieldschool was held out of Portsmouth on...
Wed, 04/09/2013
Marine archaeologists have discovered a sunken 17th century Ottoman ship loaded with a valuable Dutch cargo of plates off the coast of İzmir, Turkey. Hürriyet Daily News says that the vessel is the...
Tue, 27/08/2013
Photo: Dave Parham, project leader, with the Swash Channel Wreck rudder Photo: Bournemouth University Marine archaeologists from Bournemouth University in the UK have raised an elaborately carved...
Tue, 27/08/2013
Photo: Is Druridge Bay evidence that Britain was cut off from the Continent by a tsunami? Photo: Northumberland Wildlife Trust The excavation of a Bronze Age burial mound which is sliding off the...
Tue, 27/08/2013
Photo: Enjoying a previous NAS Conference This year’s annual NAS Conference will bring together professional and amateur archaeologists to discuss and share ideas on maritime and nautical archaeology...
Mon, 12/08/2013
Photo: Hundreds of ships have met their end on America’s Great Lakes Shipwreck enthusiasts claim to have discovered what they say is the oldest documented commercial shipwreck ever discovered in...
Mon, 12/08/2013
Photo: What other treasures will be discovered at Phaselis? Turkey’s ancient port city of Phaselis in Antalya, some of which is underwater,  is about to play host to a new archaeological survey to...
Mon, 12/08/2013
Photo: The search has resumed for HMS Erebus and HMS Terror The Canadian government has announced that underwater archaeologists will once again resume the search for the HMS Erebus and HMS Terror –...
Thu, 08/08/2013
Photo: Last year’s winner – ‘Like father like son’ by Jose Manuel Mates Luque Are you a budding marine archaeology photographer? If so, how about entering the NAS Calendar Photo Competition 2013. At...
Thu, 08/08/2013
Photo: The Sanyo Maru wreck is now protected Photo: Northern Territory Government, Department of Lands, Planning and the Environment The shipwreck of the only known Japanese pearling mother ship in...
Mon, 05/08/2013
CENTRO DI FORMAZIONE PER LA DOCUMENTAZIONE SUBACQUEA - Underwater Survey Training Center. Powered by Reitia -Documentazione per l’Archeologia  Parco Archeologico Didattico del Livelet –Laghi di...
Thu, 01/08/2013
Photo: The Tower Hill foreshore needs to be carefully monitored for erosion The Tower Hill foreshore saw a flurry of activity recently as the Thames Discovery Programme (TDP) performed their annual...
Thu, 01/08/2013
Photo: The “Monterrey Wreck” has a copper clad wooden hull Photo: NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program Marine archaeologists working on a well preserved shipwreck in the Gulf of Mexico have discovered two...
Thu, 01/08/2013
Photo: The Dampier Archipelago is known for its prehistoric rock art New research says that the Dampier Archipelago in western Australia may well be the best location for discovering submerged...
Fri, 26/07/2013
Join the NAS on Sunday 18th August at Dapdune Wharf in Guildford for fun nautical archaeology related activities for all the family. We would love to see all your budding little Shipwreck Explorers...
Tue, 23/07/2013
Duration: 3 Days                                                            Time: 9.00 am to 5.00/6.30 pm Venue: Maritime Studies Department, Stromness, Churchill Barriers Dates: 30, 31 August 2013,...
Tue, 23/07/2013
Photo: NAS ELearners get down and dirty on the Thames foreshore July saw the first Nautical Archaeology Society (NAS) Fieldschool take place in conjunction with the Thames Discovery Programme (TDP)...

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This week we have two full trips with divers visiting the protected wrecks of the Holland No.5 submarine (lost 1912) and the Norman's Bay wreck - probably lost in 1690 during the Battle of...
Another great visualization by Simon Brown of another Second World War era Valentine Tank, one of two sunk in Studland Bay, England. Model derived from 418 images.Underwater Valentine Tank Wreck by...
We are saddened to announce the death of Martin Dean, formally of the Archaeology Diving Unit, St Andrew's University, ADUS and the editor of our first handbook on Archaeology Underwater and...
Just a quick reminder that the Warship Anne Trust are holding a one day event ‘All about the Anne’ on Saturday 4th July 2015. Tickets are only a £10 and are still available from the Shipwreck Museum...

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