On 25 and 26 October 2005, Royal Australian Navy minehunters HMA Ships 'Huon' and 'Diamantina' conducted a search for the bower anchor that Abel Tasman lost in North Bay, Tasmania, in 1642. This note gives an account of the circumstances, conduct and results of the survey-to date, the last such attempt to find the anchor.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Australasian Journal of Maritime Archaeology|
|Publication status||Published - Jan 2019|
- Abel Tasman
- bower anchor
- Royal Australian Navy