Forgotten Wrecks of the First World Database Launched

October 2018

The Southampton-based Maritime Archaeology Trust has created an interactive map and database, showing the location of more than 1,100 First World War shipwrecks as part of its four-year Forgotten Wrecks project funded by a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund. It reveals wreck sites off the south coast of England, from Margate to St Agnes. The […] Read More

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“Lost Worlds: Deeper into the Black Sea” Screening

October 2018

On 23rd October 2018 the British Museum will be screening Black Sea Films’ “Lost Worlds”, a two hour documentary showing the work of the University of Southampton’s Black Sea Maritime Archaeology Project. Hosted by Prof. Alice Roberts and Prof. Jon Adams, this event will be the first showing of the film in Europe. Tickets are […] Read More

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Talk: The Raising of the Mary Rose

August 2018

Christopher Dobbs, Head of Interpretation and Maritime Archaeology for the Mary Rose Trust will be providing his personal insights and anecdotes on the process of excavating and raising the Mary Rose, one of the largest underwater archaeological excavations in history, at an event at the Mary Rose Muesum in Portsmouth on 10th October 2018. Opening […] Read More

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“The Entangled Sea” Conference

May 2018

The Entangled Sea – The Mediterranean Sea in Ancient History and Prehistory Conference at the University of Manchester 12-13 June 2018 The sea has long captured the imagination of societies. However, the sea itself has rarely been the object of research and archaeologists working in the Mediterranean have generally focused their research on land surfaces, […] Read More

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The Story of the Mary Rose Galley – Public Talk

May 2018

The Story of the Mary Rose Galley: Excavating, Raising and Recreating the Ship’s Kitchen on the evening of Wednesday 30th of May 2018 from 18:00 – 20:00. Christopher Dobbs, Head of Interpretation and Maritime Archaeology for the Mary Rose Trust will be discussing how artefacts from the Mary Rose have led the way in building a […] Read More

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Lecture: Navigating the Harbour and Canals of the Portus Romae: New Approaches

May 2018

TUESDAY 15 MAY, 18.00–19.30 Navigating the Harbour and Canals of the Portus Romae: New Approaches Simon Keay (Southampton; B.S.R.); Dr Peter Campbell (Southampton; B.S.R.) Joint lecture with the Roman Society This event will be held at Senate House (Chancellor’s Hall), Malet Street, London, WC1E 7HU Read More

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40th Annual World Ship Society Naval Meeting: 2nd June 2018

May 2018

To be held in the Bristol Commonwealth Society, 14 Whiteladies Road, Clifton, Bristol BS8 1PD from 10.30 – 17.00 with the following programme:   Speakers: Dr. Ian Speller: The development of Royal Navy amphibious warfare ships and craft, from 1945 to 1982. Dr. Malcolm Cooper: Blind Man’s Bluff: The Trade War at Sea May 1940 […] Read More

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