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

29 Apr 2016

Maritime archaeology at the Viking Age site of Birka

27 Apr 2016

The Boat in The Beach

20 Aug 2015

Death, destruction and the Dunbar: Sydney’s worst maritime disaster

08 May 2015

AE2 remembered 100 years on

27 Mar 2015

Ashmore Reef Expedition 2015 – Part Eight

18 Mar 2015

Ashmore Reef Expedition 2015 – Part Seven

13 Mar 2015

Ashmore Reef Expedition 2015 – Part Six

27 Feb 2015

Ashmore Reef Expedition 2015 – Part Five

23 Feb 2015

‘The fate that launched a thousand ships’: What happened to the Franklin expedition?
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