Maritime Archaeology

Discover stories behind the latest exhibitions, fascinating explorations into maritime archaeology and the surprising details of what happens inside (and outside) a modern working museum.

 

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Articles

24 Jan 2018

Pinisi and the art of boatbuilding in Sulawesi recognised by UNESCO

18 Jan 2018

Murky water, major storms and maritime archaeology: Adventures with the Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project (2017 Field Season)

17 Oct 2017

A voyage to Adelaide: Attending the 2017 AIMA conference

07 Sep 2017

Old Wrecks, 'Black Reefs'
Sailing off Coal Point, c.1935. Photographer unknown. Image: Lake Macquarie Community Heritage Photography collection

21 Aug 2017

Support for Maritime Heritage across Australia: MMAPSS grants 2017-2018

24 Jul 2017

The Shipwreck Hunter: An interview with David Mearns

29 May 2017

A Roman rostrum

05 Apr 2017

One last discovery : Kenn Reefs expedition, days 9 and 10
Morgans anchors at site KR11. Image: Julia Sumerling, Silentworld Foundation

07 Mar 2017

A ringing success: Kenn Reefs expedition, days 7 and 8
The shipwreck of Itata

ABC Radio: Shipwreck of Itata interview

Maritime Archaeologist Dr James Hunter discusses Itata, the ship that wouldn't sink in Newcastle Harbour, in 1906.
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Kieran Hosty getting ready to dive for Clean Up Australia Day
Clean Up Australia Day
Drafting an archaeological site plan
Searching for Royal Charlotte shipwreck, 2012
Searching for Royal Charlotte Shipwreck