Location: Monte Cristi, Monte Cristi, Dominican Republic
ADMAT Starts a new survey project called "Wreck One". The Team are looking for a ship which was sunk in 1750's. The Survey will take place in the first two weeks in March 2016. Please contact Dr Spooner for further information if you want to join the Team.
ADMAT & ADMAT-FRANCE are running a Maritime Archaeological Project during the year to continue the Survey work on The Tile Wreck 1720's wreck in the Dominican Republic. The work is being carried out for the Oficina Nacional de Patrimonio Cultural Subacuatico (ONPCS) the Government department. This project will instruct students survey and exploration techniques as well as documentation of artifacts. This is open for all students or volunteers over 18 years of age, with a minimum qualification of PADI Advanced Open Water / BSAC Sports Diver or equivalent. The project language is English. Two week slots available. Full information about these projects can be found on ADMAT's website. This is a hands on course going through the process of artefact documentation working on the artefacts from The Tile Wreck. For further information on this and other projects, please look at ADMAT's website www.admat.org.uk.
Period(s) of Occupation: A.D. 1650 - 1800
Minimum Length of Stay for Volunteers: Two weeks for diving one week for artefact handling courses
Room and Board Arrangements
Accommodation will be at ADMAT's Maritime Archaeological Centre in Monte Cristi. Full board included. Additional information is available on the project website www.admat.org.uk
J. Richard Steffy, Wooden Ship Building and the Interpretation of Shipwrecks, 1994, 1998, College Station, Texas