The International Shipwreck Conference
organised by wreck enthusiasts for wreck enthusiasts
The 31st International Shipwreck Conference
Shipwrecks, Diving and Marine Archaeology
Saturday 2nd February 2013 at the University of Plymouth, UK
Topics for 2013 include
Fred Hocker - Vasa: Old myths and new research
Guido Gay - Battleship Roma
Peter Day - Royal Charter
Steve Mortimer & Rick Ayrton - HMS Stockforce
Jon Parlour - The Catharina von Flensburg
Steve Clarkson - HMS Venerable - A forgotten man-o-war
Nick Hall - The replication and testing of Tudor naval guns
Ray Ives - His Life Diving
Lunch will be available at the venue. To give us some idea of the numbers please let us know when you register on the day. You will need to pay for this on the day. On arrival you can book the Saturday evening Buffet in the "Commonwealth Room" at the Holiday Inn Plymouth. Cost £16.99 per ticket and limited to 80 people.
Post Conference - Sunday 3rd February 2013
"There will be a Sunday tour around MSUBS production facility in Estover. MSUBS LTD is the world leader in the design, development and operation of manned and unmanned submersibles systems. Based in Plymouth, MSUBS tests its vehicles in Devon waters and has recently embarked on a project to produce a small submersible for the exploration of shipwrecks in the English Channel near Devon and Cornwall. The submersible will launch in early 2013 and will be on display along with several other underwater vehicles on a guided tour provided by one of MSUBS’ proprietors".
The International Shipwreck Conference is organised by wreck enthusiasts for wreck enthusiasts.
(Please note that the programme may change at short notice.)
Click here to download a 2013 flyer for the conference
|The conference is organised by members of the International Maritime Archaeology and Shipwreck Society as a forum for divers, explorers and shipwreck enthusiasts.|