Press Release

5 June 2012 - Plymouth, England

Maritime Archaeology Symposium by the South-West Maritime History Society

On Saturday 7th July there will be a meeting held by the South-West Maritime History Society (SWMHS) on the subject of maritime archaeology.

The meeting will be held at the Belvedere Suite, Barrow Park Centre Mount Edgcumbe, Cremyll, Torpoint Plymouth PL10 1HZ

The meeting has been organised by Peter Holt from ProMare and David Clement from SWMHS.


10 30 am Assemble and coffee

11 00 am Peter Holt, Project Manager, for ProMare UK
Shipwrecks and History in Plymouth Sound – The SHIPS Project

12 00 Dr Ayse Atauz, President and Chief Archaeologist, ProMare
Case studies on collaborations between underwater archaeology and maritime history: ProMare's work in Italy and Malta

12.45 Mike Williams - Secretary, Nautical Archaeology Society
The work of the Nautical Archaeological Society

1 15 to 2 00pm Choice of Luncheon available for purchase from Stable Restaurant on the ground floor.

2 00pm Brett Phaneuf, Director, ProMare
The Underwater Archaeology of World War II – Surveys in Normandy, Norway, Japan
and Italy

3 00pm Kevin Camidge, Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Maritime Archaeology Society
Maritime Archaeology in the Isles of Scilly

Cost £5.00 per attendee to include morning coffee, lunch of choice can be purchased separately

To book a ticket for the meeting please click here download a form and follow the instructions printed on it.


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The SHIPS Project is a organised by ProMare UK and 3H Consulting Ltd.

Contact: Peter Holt, Project Manager, SHIPS Project