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.

 

Highlights

 

Articles

Morgans anchors at site KR11. Image: Julia Sumerling, Silentworld Foundation

07 Mar 2017

A ringing success: Kenn Reefs expedition, days 7 and 8

28 Feb 2017

Finding 'Hope' with a magnetometer: Kenn Reefs expedition, days 6 and 7

06 Feb 2017

Kenn Reefs expedition, day four (continued) and day five

31 Jan 2017

Kenn Reefs expedition, days one through four

18 Nov 2016

Into the Abyss

17 Oct 2016

Finding Tingira: The search for the Royal Australian Navy’s first training ship

23 Aug 2016

Seals, sharks and shipwrecks: 3D mapping the Lady Darling shipwreck

29 Jul 2016

Meanderings in the Murk: Diving on the wreck of the Centennial

11 Jun 2016

Ghost Ships and a travelling man: Amazing wrecks in the Baltic Sea
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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Events and Activities

Habitat

Event

Badu by Erth
Habitat

Exhibition

Au Karem Ira Lamar Lu – Ghost Nets of the Ocean
The Arrival by Greg Samu, 2015. Courtesy of the artist.

Exhibition

HERE: Kupe to Cook

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Encounters 2020
Encounters 2020
Cooks Voyage Game
Cook's Voyages Game
Navigate by the stars
The HMB Endeavour's Voyage of Exploration

Videos

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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