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Save The London

Help us to raise £200,000 to support the work of The London Shipwreck Trust to advance, promote and provide for the preservation of the amazing London shipwreck and its artefacts for public benefit and to protect it for future generations. Discover more here...

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Target amount: £200,000.00

Amount raised: £4,175.90

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Without you — our supporters, members and sponsors — we would not be able to do our work, protecting our global nautical heritage. Join us if you too have a passion for our maritime past and want to get involved, on the foreshore or under water. You will learn that discovery really is just the beginning...

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Gift Voucher 2020

Help support the Nautical Archaeology Society through the impact of the Corona Virus by buying a gift voucher that can be redeemed later when the world returns to some sort of normality.

International Journal of Nautical Archaeology Webinar Series

The International Journal of Nautical Archaeology Webinar Series is a great way to hear from and ask questions of some of the world's leading authors in nautical archaeology. Discover more here.....

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eLearning

Discounted price during lockdown period !!! You can begin your archaeological training from the comfort of your own home with our eLearning Programme. There are three courses available and each is made up of a series of lessons which include images, videos and examples to demonstrate the information. . Find out more here...

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CovED Talks: NAS Weekly Webcast

To make the best out of the current challenging times, the Nautical Archaeology Society has starting a series of free online lunchtime talks – and we want you to be part of it.  Inspired by the popular TEDtalks, our #CovEDtalks are designed to promote #SelfEducation during #SelfIsolation and are stand-alone half-hour talks on Tuesdays at 12:30-13:00 (London).

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Annual Conference

IMPORTANT: 2020 event postponed to 2021. Join us next year with the Irish Underwater Council (CFT) and The CHERISH Project for a two-day conference in Dublin titled "SeaChange: Human and Climate Influences on our Maritime Past". Find out more about the 2021 event and previous events here.......

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Events

  • UK: Holland No.5 and Normans' Bay Protected Wrecks Day

    A chance to dive two of the UK’s protected wrecks in one day. A morning dive on the Holland 5 submarine (32m) followed by the wreck trail around the cannon on the 17th century Normans' Bay site (12m). Read more

  • UK: A1 Submarine and Invincible Wreck Protected Wrecks Day

    SOLD OUT! A chance to dive with the NAS Diving Club (NASAC) on two of England's protected wrecks in one day. We visit the Invincible shipwreck (launched 1744, sank 1758) and the A1 submarine (launched 1902, sank 1914), both of which lie at a maximum depth of c.14m. Read more

  • UK: Holland No.5 and Normans' Bay Protected Wrecks Day

    SOLD OUT ! - A chance to dive two of the UK’s protected wrecks in one day. A morning dive on the Holland 5 submarine (32m) followed by the wreck trail around the cannon on the 17th century Normans' Bay site (12m). Read more

  • UK: A1 Submarine and Invincible Wreck Protected Wrecks Day

    SOLD OUT! A chance to dive with the NAS Diving Club (NASAC) on two of England's protected wrecks in one day. We visit the Invincible shipwreck (launched 1744, sank 1758) and the A1 submarine (launched 1902, sank 1914), both of which lie at a maximum depth of c.14m. Read more

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  • Annual Conference

    IMPORTANT: 2020 event postponed to 2021. Join us next year with the Irish Underwater Council (CFT) and The CHERISH Project for a two-day conference in Dublin titled "SeaChange: Human and Climate Influences on our Maritime Past". Find out more about the 2021 event and previous events here....... Read more

  • CovED Talks: NAS Weekly Webcast

    To make the best out of the current challenging times, the Nautical Archaeology Society has starting a series of free online lunchtime talks – and we want you to be part of it.  Inspired by the popular TEDtalks, our #CovEDtalks are designed to promote #SelfEducation during #SelfIsolation and are stand-alone half-hour talks on Tuesdays at 12:30-13:00 (London). Read more

  • Community Maritime Archaeology Projects' Map

    Check out the numerous community maritime archaeology projects that are taking place around the UK. See which ones are happening close to you! Read more

  • Welsh Wreck Web Research Project

    Are you looking for something productive to do whilst in self-isolation that will help you maintain your interest and improve your knowledge of maritime archaeology? Then get involved with our Welsh Wrecks Web Research Project! Read more