Adopt a Wreck List

Over 120 sites have been adopted under the Adopt a Wreck scheme so far, both in the UK and overseas. It's most common for dive clubs to adopt a shipwreck however other types of sites can be adopted such as planes, tanks and maritime infrastructure. On land there is a range of harbour works and buildings with nautical connections, coastal habitations, hulks and other material of archaeological interest that have been adopted. Explore the list of adopted sites here... Read more

Adopt a Wreck Award

Every year the NAS awards the Adopt a Wreck Award to the person or group who has made the most significant contribution to archaeology and researched through the Adopt a Wreck scheme. Applications normally close in October with the award being given at the NAS Annual Conference in November. Read more