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Maritime Lecture Series-The Robert’s Cove Wreck
January 22 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm$8.00
@ Michigan Maritime Museum
The Robert’s Cove Wreck: Combining Archaeological and Historic Research to Identify a Shipwreck
Speaker: Wayne Lusardi, State Maritime Archaeologist
Shipwrecks, particularly those in near shore, shallow water environments, are often fragmented to a point where identification is challenging, if not impossible. Extensive information about a shipwreck can be collected archaeologically, though a complete historic record of the vessel cannot be made until the site is positively identified. The Robert’s Cove wreck in Lake Huron is a case study in the process of using archaeology and historic research to identify a shipwreck, thus combining two bodies of data to give a more complete account of a previously unknown shipwreck.
Maritime Lecture Series-The Robert’s Cove Wreck: Combining Archaeological and Historic Research to Identify a Shipwreck
Wed, January 22, 2020, 6:30pm – 7:30pm