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Recovering History – CSS Georgia Update

Unidentified decorative iron artifact recovered during CSS GEORGIA project.

By Kate Morrand, Naval History and Heritage Command Underwater Archaeology Conservator As a conservator for NHHC’s Underwater Archaeology (UA) Branch, the majority of my work is focused on treatment of archaeological material recovered from U.S. Navy sunken military craft and primarily takes place in the UA Archaeology & Conservation Laboratory …

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Dive on Houston Day 4: The Survey’s Final Day

By Dr. Alexis Catsambis, Naval History and Heritage Command, Underwater Archaeology Branch (Thursday, June 11, 2014) Today was our last day of operations on the presumed site of USS Houston. Operations began once more with a morning brief involving the master diver, Senior Chief William Phillips, Chief Warrant Officer Jason …

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Dive on Houston Day 2: The Survey Begins

By Dr. Alexis Catsambis, Naval History and Heritage Command, Underwater Archaeology Branch (Tuesday, June 10, 2014) Operations began this morning at 6 a.m. when I held a brief with Master Diver Phillips and Chief Warrant Officer Jason Shafer. By 6:30 a.m. Safeguard was located near the vicinity of the first …

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