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NHHC Reviews U.S. Navy Wrecks in South Pacific Waters and Prepares to Bring New Life to Disturbed Artifacts

  By Petty Officer 1st Class Eric Lockwood, Naval History and Heritage Command, Communication and Outreach Division The following post is about the conservation of artifacts that were removed, without authorization from the U.S. Navy, from the wreck of USS Salute. In partnership with the government of Brunei, U.S. Navy …

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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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