Launch of the Save the London Campaign

July 2019

The London is a ‘second-rate’ ship from Cromwell’s era, and is identified in Samuel Pepys Diary as part of the fleet that brought Charles II back to England in the 17th Century. Despite her historical significance, her remains are currently lying just off the shipping channel in the River Thames, where the strong tides and […] Read More

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Call for Papers: 7th In­ter­na­tional Con­gress for Un­der­wa­ter Ar­chae­ology

June 2019

Call for pa­pers Here is the link for the abstract submission module of the 7th In­ter­na­tional Con­gress for Un­der­wa­ter Ar­chae­ology IKUWA7, which will be held in Helsinki, Finland 2.-5th of June 2020. Call for papers will be open 1.4.2019 – 28.8.2019 Abstracts for papers and posters may only be submitted online via the submission form. […] Read More

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Call for Papers: Nautical Archaeology Society Conference 2019

May 2019

Wooden Wall and Stone Bastions: Ship and Ordnance Remains on Land and Under the Sea The Nautical Archaeology Society and the Ordnance Society are excited to be co-hosting a two-day conference examining how ship and ordnance remains found on land and under the sea help our understanding of our maritime past. The Conference is to […] Read More

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Webinar: Is My Ship A Wreck? Video

May 2019

The second live webinar from the International Journal of Nautical Archaeology, “Is my Ship a Wreck”, has now been posted online by the Nautical Archaeology Society. Read More

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Discovering WWII Coastal Defences

March 2019

The Nautical Archaeology Society is running a two day course in Swanage for anyone interested to learn all about the defence mechanisms that were put in place to protect Britain from invasion in WWII. Attendees will also learn how to identify the remains of these coastal defences and how to archaeologically record them, so at […] Read More

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Protecting the London Talk

March 2019

Hidden at the bottom of the Thames Estuary, lies the wreck of a 17th century warship, the London. Mentioned in Samuel Pepys Diary, this ill-fated ship was fully laden with supplies and ready to embark for battle in the Second Anglo-Dutch War, but as families climbed aboard to see their loved ones off she suddenly, […] Read More

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Bournemouth University Martime Archaeology Conference 2019

March 2019

The fourth annual Maritime Archaeology Conference hosted by Bournemouth University. This year’s theme is the archaeology and History of the Modern Era This conference will feature talks and displays from a wide range of specialists in the maritime history and archaeology of the last 150 years.   Speakers will include: Michael Brennan John Broadwater Pete […] Read More

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