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

01 Jul 2013

Hidden in plain sight: revealing the Sirius anchor

30 May 2013

A gudgeon’s life – from ocean floor to exhibition

12 Nov 2012

Soldiers and sailors on a passage to India - the wreck of the Ferguson

10 Aug 2012

No need to excavate - the wreck of the Buster (1893)

15 May 2012

Object of the week: Batavia - Mutiny, madness and murder

31 Jan 2012

Two unusual artefacts from the wreck of the Dunbar
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