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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)...
Thu, 04/07/2013
Photo:  A woodcut of La Salle's Griffon - lost on the great lakes Archaeologists say that a wooden beam found in Lake Michigan, although not attached to the stern of a sunken vessel, could still be...
Thu, 04/07/2013
Photo: 15 cannon have been recovered from the site so far Photo: Flickr/ncculture Archaeologists have succeeded in raising another two cannons from Blackbeard’s flagship, the Queen Anne’s Revenge (...
Thu, 04/07/2013
Photo: The Festival for Archaeology aims to bring archaeology to everyone Photo: Council for British Archaeology This year’s Festival of Archaeology is fast approaching and it will give members of...
Thu, 04/07/2013
Professor Mick Aston, of Time Team fame and Emeritus Professor of Landscape Archaeology at the University of Bristol, passed away recently, which has been described as a huge loss to archaeology....
Thu, 04/07/2013
English Heritage has been awarded £80m by the Government to establish a new charity to care for its National Heritage Collection of historic properties. The new charity, to be known as The National...
Thu, 04/07/2013
Chris Underwood is a Researcher at the National Institute of Anthropology, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Here he presents his research on issues of heritage protection, preservation, and access, and seeks...
Tue, 11/06/2013
The Spanish news agency EFE reports that the shipwreck of the HMS Forth has been found off the Yucatan Peninsula after 164 years on the seabed. The remains of the ship were found by a team from...
Tue, 11/06/2013
Photo: The HLF grant will help fund the training needed to help preserve UK historic vessels National Historic Ships UK (NHS-UK) has announced that it has received initial support for its new...
Tue, 11/06/2013
Photo: The Forth & Clyde, Union, Caledonian and Crinan canals are Scheduled Monuments Young Scots are to be given a taste of Roman life along the Lowland Canals thanks to new funding secured by...
Tue, 04/06/2013
Photo: Is this the wreck of Amelia Earhart’s plane? Photo: TIGHAR The hunt for the wreck of Amelia Earhart’s missing Lockheed Elecktra may well be over – that’s according to some new evidence...
Tue, 04/06/2013
News image © Gareth Gardner It has been a long road for Henry VIII’s flagship, the Mary Rose, the only sixteenth century warship on display anywhere in the world, but it finally has a new £27m home...
Tue, 04/06/2013
Deep sea oceanographers from the UK’s National Oceanography Centre (NOC) in Southampton have produced a detailed report on the archaeological remains of the lost medieval town of Dunwich – dubbed...
Sat, 30/11/2013
The NAS is returning for another amazing trip to the Vasa Museum in Stockholm, Sweden, taking place on the 30th November 2013. Bookings for this trip will open 23rd May at 9am. This really is an awe...
Sat, 09/11/2013
The NAS is pleased to invite members to join an NAS trip to the Kaş Archipelago in Turkey, from the 9th - 17th November 2013. Hosted by Dr Güzden Varinlioglu, an NAS Senior Tutor from the Underwater...
Mon, 08/04/2013
We would like your feedback on NAS Part III Courses this year and what you would like to see next year in 2014. Click here to take survey. Create your free online surveys with SurveyMonkey , the...

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Happy Easter everyone! Enjoy our weekly update over the holiday weekend! NAS Weekly Update 17th April 2014esender.cosmic.org.ukHappy Easter to you all!  Please note that the office will be closed ...
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Good morning! A call for papers for a special international symposium on underwater archaeology in Vietnam and Southeast Asia. Follow the link for more details. Call for Papers: International...
It is a beautiful day here on the South Coast of the UK and the entries to this years photo competition have already started to come in. So if your out somewhere this Easter weekend don't forget...
Mark is presenting Lost Beneath the Waves 1914-1918 at the Sub Aqua Association AGM in Liverpool.

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Tuesday 14th Jan, 2014
NAS Conference 2013 - SS Dago Wreck - Adopt a Wreck Award Winner 2013 Presentation given at the NAS Conference in November 2013 by Jorge Russo from the "SS Dago" wreck team who won the...
Tuesday 21st Jan, 2014
Visiting the HMS m/A1 Submarine Protected Wreck Diver Trail In order to visit the protected wreck of the HMS m/A1 submarine you need to have your name on a licence with English Heritage. It is...
Friday 14th Mar, 2014
NAS Part 3 - Roman Glass Making In March 2014, students travelled to the Glass Hub in Wiltshire to learn about traditional glass making from the Roman period. This video is a brief look at the...