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Summary of our First Tweetchat

In February 2016, the Shipwrecks course team hosted our first Tweetchat. It lasted for one hour. The team answered any questions that learners posted on Twitter using the hashtag #FLShipwrecks. We originally collected together the tweets and documented the first Tweetchat in Storify. This service is no longer available, so the information has been transferred to Wakelet. Continue reading →

Crowd-sourcing translations

We're aware that Shipwrecks and Submerged Worlds has many learners based around the world. We want to make sure the course is accessible to as many people as possible, so we're asking for your help with content translation. We've made as many of the course videos as possible available on our YouTube channel and are hoping to crowd-source translations. It's very easy for you to do. Just submit subtitles in any language other than English. Continue reading →

Meet the team at Buckler’s Hard shipwrightery weekend

This weekend, Professor Jon Adams, Dr Julian Whitewright and Rodrigo Ortiz will be at Buckler's Hard in the New Forest as part of the shipwrightery weekend. One of the objectives of this workshop is for our students to learn how to use the tools of the trade to produce the tools marks they will need to interpret as maritime archaeologists. To read more about what the students will be doing, please visit the News section of the Buckler's Hard website (May Bank Holiday Weekend at Buckler's Hard). Continue reading →

My favourite shipwreck: Warwick

In this short video, Ammandeep discusses her favourite shipwreck Warwick:   Of the shipwrecks that I have dived, this will always be my favourite shipwreck as studying her opened my eyes to the fascinating world that is Maritime Archaeology! Warwick sank in 1619 in Castle Harbour, Bermuda as a hurricane swept across the islands. The ship broke free of her moorings, at King’s Anchorage, and was dashed against the surrounding reefs and cliffs. Continue reading →