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Week 5

The Final week of the first session ended on a high note, considering the weather was extremely uncooperative for any type of archaeology.  The week was spent at a number of the local attractions including FPAN, T.T. Wentworth and, the … Continue reading

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Week 2, May 29th – June 1st, Maritime Field School

The second week of the UWF Maritime Archaeology Field School was only a four-day week due to Memorial Day Weekend.  After reconvening from the holiday weekend, the field school was broken up into three different projects.  One of the three … Continue reading

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Week One

The week following Scientific Diver Training was a great success.  All students from the first half of field school performed very well as first time underwater archaeologists.  In the morning at Marine Services, the students were given a brief of … Continue reading

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Week 3, June 4-8th, Combined Field School 2012

This week bad weather had an effect on many of our dive operations. Rain and high winds prevented us from launching any dives on the Emanuel Point II wreck. There was also an incident regarding a local who attempted to … Continue reading

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The Hunt for the U.S.S Preble

Video Episode – In Search of Ships of the Civil War Hunt for the U.S.S. Preble The U.S.S. Preble was built in 1838 as a navy sloop-of-war at the Portsmouth shipyard. The Preble was a Dale 3rd Class ship built … Continue reading

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Interview with the Rosario Team

New Video Episodes Behind the Scenes: Artifact Conservation What Does It Take to Run a Field School? Bend in the River: The Molino Mills Project The Rosario Interview This summer, students will be surveying and potentially diving on the early … Continue reading

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The 2011 Underwater Field School Begins!

This week’s video: Underwater Archaeology Field School: Episode I As the dawn burns the mist from the shores of Pensacola Bay, it’s not hard to imagine that the crew loading equipment into the small boats beached here are apparitions from … Continue reading

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