Excavation and Monitoring Programme Report 2012-2015. Australian Historic Shipwreck Preservation Project: The in-situ preservation and reburial of the colonial trader Clarence (1850).

Peter Veth, Vicki Richards, C Philippou, Jen Rodrigues, Mark Staniforth, Amer Khan, Andrew Viduka, Peter Harvey, James Parkinson, Ian MacLeod, Debbie Shefi, Anthony Barham, Dudley Creagh

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Abstract

The Australian Historic Shipwreck Preservation Project has been awarded a large ARC (Australian Research Council) Linkage grant (LP110200184) to investigate the excavation, reburial and in-situ preservation of wrecks and their associated artefacts, which are considered to be at risk. This project will focus on Clarence (1850), a historically significant colonial wooden trading vessel located in Victorian internal waters near St Leonards in Port Phillip. The overarching theoretical focus will be on shipwreck site formation models and the project brings together the disciplines of behavioural archaeology, maritime archaeology, conservation sciences and maritime object conservation.
Original languageEnglish
Commissioning bodyAustralian Research Council
Number of pages222
Publication statusPublished - 2016

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Keywords

  • Shipwreck Archaeology
  • Shipwreck preservation
  • Maritime

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