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A Civil War Gunboat in Pacific WatersLife Aboard the USS Saginaw

A Civil War Gunboat in Pacific Waters: Life Aboard the USS Saginaw

Hans Konrad Van Tilburg

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035161
eISBN:
9780813038957
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035161.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Underwater Archaeology

The USS Saginaw was a Civil War gunboat that served in Pacific and Asian waters between 1860 and 1870. During this decade, the crew witnessed the trade disruptions of the Opium Wars, the Taiping ... More

The Spanish Convoy of 1750Heaven's Hammer and International Diplomacy

The Spanish Convoy of 1750: Heaven's Hammer and International Diplomacy

James A. Lewis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033587
eISBN:
9780813038629
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033587.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Underwater Archaeology

Spanish flotas (convoys) traversed the Atlantic throughout the colonial period, shuttling men and goods between the Old and New Worlds. In August 1750, at the height of hurricane season, a small ... More

HMS Fowey Lost and FoundBeing the Discovery, Excavation, and Identification of a British Man-of-War Lost
off the Cape of Florida in 1748

HMS Fowey Lost and Found: Being the Discovery, Excavation, and Identification of a British Man-of-War Lost off the Cape of Florida in 1748

Russell K. Skowronek

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033204
eISBN:
9780813039596
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033204.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Underwater Archaeology

Sunken treasure may seem like the stuff of legends and movies, but the seas still hold prizes to be found. HMS Fowey was a small ship, carrying 44 guns and over 200 men, captained by a descendant of ... More

Ships' GraveyardsAbandoned Watercraft and the Archaeological Site Formation Process

Ships' Graveyards: Abandoned Watercraft and the Archaeological Site Formation Process

Nathan Richards

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032573
eISBN:
9780813039541
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032573.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Underwater Archaeology

This is a theoretical study that avoids the single-site bias prevalent in most underwater archaeology research. It also eschews the traditional examination of shipwreck sites as the core component of ... More

Eight Thousand Years of Maltese Maritime HistoryTrade, Piracy, and Naval Warfare in the Central Mediterranean

Eight Thousand Years of Maltese Maritime History: Trade, Piracy, and Naval Warfare in the Central Mediterranean

Ayşe Devrim Atauz

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031798
eISBN:
9780813038148
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031798.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Underwater Archaeology

For millennia, Malta has always been considered a site of strategic importance. From the arrival of the Phoenicians through rule under Carthage, Rome, Sicilian Arabs, Normans, and Genovese, to the ... More

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