The Island Wreck Site Underwater And Associated Photographs
A lot of information was gained from the anchors. All of the anchors had coral growth over them, covering parts of the anchor palms or shank. Interesting the metal eating sea urchins had not attacked them, like the cannons. It was also great to see the drop off and see how the ship had smashed into the reef destroying the staghorn coral which never re grew back there.
ADMAT's maritime archaeological work on this wreck site was assisted by ADMAT-FRANCE a non profit organisation based in the Institut de Paléontologie Humaine, Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
ADMAT-FRANCE is a sub division of the Anglo ~ Danish Maritime Archaeological Team
ADMAT is delighted to have an association with Muséum Nationald’Histoire Naturelle at Paris, départememt Préhistoire, UMR-CNRS 7194.