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2017 Tile Wreck Project


For most of 2006 and in part in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2013, 2014 and 2015, this wreck was subject to an intensive archaeological survey. The new information expanded the original survey conducted in 2000 and yielded over 2,000 artefacts, three iron cannons, three anchors and many important French faience ware sherds.

Research in Paris led by Dr Francois Gendron and Dr. Jean Rosen from CNRS, has confirmed that the faience ware came from the "Nevers" foundry and dates the sinking of this wreck between 1720 and 1723.

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Earlier Event: June 25
2016 Le Casimir Project
Later Event: July 1
2017 Wreck Two Project