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Underwater Archaeologists in Training Explore 16th Century Shipwreck

June 25, 2008

This week students at West Florida University transitioned their research focus from the 19th century to the 16th century. Field school operations were held in Pensacola Bay on the second vessel found from Tristan de Luna’s 1559 colonization attempt. The second vessel, Emanuel Point II (EPII), will be a major focus for this summer’s field school.

You can read the first of their two latest entries here:

http://www.uri.edu/artsci/his/mua/project_journals/wf/wf_6-13.shtml

Also…

Underwater photos and new information from Carleton Island and Barrett Bay were posted in a new update to The Lake Ontario Maritime Cultural Landscape Project Journal

http://www.uri.edu/artsci/his/mua/project_journals/bf/bf_6-24.shtml

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