Understanding Metal Wrecks

Event Date:
Start at 9:00 AM
July 4, 2020 - July 5, 2020

This course will provide an introduction to the recording and analysis of modern steel and iron shipwrecks (post 1850). The course is aimed at individuals undertaking the NAS Training program, as well as professional archaeologists wanting to develop skills in the recording and analysis of modern shipwrecks.

Expert NAS tutor Jane Maddocks will guide participants through presentations and exploration of the SS Shieldhall. This course will also include a four hour cruise on the Solent giving participants the opportunity to see a real steamship in action.

Anyone interested in learning more about metal wrecks should attend this course, particularly divers who want to be able to understand more about the twisted metal remains that they dive on and find out what they actually are.