Gresham Ship


Halfway through our modeling course we made a first attempt to join the five different hull sections of the Princes Channel Wreck. On the one hand we wanted to establish the “missing link” between the bow and the hull of our ship and on the other hand we hoped to […]

Assembling a (Princes Channel) wreck…


An article on the Gresham Ship/ Princes Channel Wreck, which summarises the current state of the project has just been posted in Post Medieval Archaeology: The `Gresham Ship’: an interim report on a 16th-century wreck from Princes Channel, Thames Estuary Authors: Auer, Jens; Firth, Antony Source: Post-Medieval Archaeology, Volume 41, Number 2, […]

Gresham Ship article in Post Medieval Archaeology


MAP students are just back from a second fieldwork session in Horsea lake, Portsmouth, UK. The diving fieldwork was part of the Gresham Wreck Hull Study Programme and focussed on finishing the on-site recording of the so called Gresham Wreck, a 16th century merchantman which has been deposited in the […]

The Gresham Project Fieldwork Part II



In August 2007, the Maritime Archaeology Programme spent a first fieldwork session on the Gresham wreck in Horsea lake in Portsmouth. The aim was to re-tag the wreck timbers with new, longer lasting tags and stainless steel nails and to record sections through remaining wreck structures in order to supplement […]

The Gresham Project Fieldwork Part I