Monthly Archives: July 2013

July 22nd: Just One, Teenie-Weenie, Tiny, Little, 40 Meter Timber…

Back underwater, Filipe and one of our photographers, Fabe, took pictures of the unexcavated area outside the wreck in an effort to identify any structures that could provide us with clues in the excavation. So far, we’ve only found small … Continue reading

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July 21st: Timbers and Remains All Around, But No Ship in Sight

The 21st was a day of office work, nothing special. Filipe is hard at work trying to decode the structure of the shipwreck, studying analogies and ship building treatises from the era the ship was built. The remains are very … Continue reading

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July 19th

The usual work is being done around the site: photogrammetry, ingot and sediment removal, simple dredging and cleaning, mapping concretions. Work continued in the office and at the museum as well. But at lunch, we had the whole team come … Continue reading

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July 18th

The day on the water started with rebuilding our deco stand and replacing the buoy which we had lost. The ship, like the buoy, refuses to give us any clue of its fate or its remains. We have had a … Continue reading

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July 17th: There were almost two wrecks at Gnalic…

We had quite the surprise on arriving to the dive site the morning of the 17th. The first task upon arrival to the site is always the crucial mooring procedure, to ensure that there isn’t a second wreck that needs … Continue reading

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