WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
This course will provide an introduction to the recording and analysis of modern steel and iron shipwrecks (post 1850).
WHO IS IT FOR?
The course is aimed at individuals undertaking the NAS Training program particularly divers who want to be able to understand more about the twisted metal remains that they dive on actually are. This course is also for professional archaeologists wanting to develop skills in the recording and analysis of modern shipwrecks.
NAS members will earn 5 credits for attending this course.
NAS members £100
Non-NAS members £130 (although as NAS membership starts at £12, you’re better off becoming a member and getting the discount rate immediately!)
WHO IS TEACHING THE COURSE?
Expert NAS tutor Jane Maddocks will guide participants through presentations and exploration of the SS Shieldhall.
TIMETABLE in British Summer Time
Please note Timetable is provisional and may be subject to change
09.15 Meet at the ship
09.30 Welcome and Introduction to course
09.45 The UK’s Shipping Record
10.00 The Chronological development of modern shipping
11.15 Legal issues around metal wrecks
11:45 Basic Layout of Iron and Steel Shipwrecks
13.45 Key Features
14:15 How to navigate Iron and Steel Shipwrecks
15.00 Recording approaches to Iron and Steel Shipwrecks
16.00 Practice dry run recording metal wreck
16.30 End of day discussion
16.45 Get involved with the NAS presentation
17.00 Day End