The Shipwreck Crew

Researching the lost sea stories of Beachy Head

It takes dedication and a heavy dose of curiosity to search through global archives and uncover the lost stories of old captains and their crews, of the ships that carried them around the world and the exotic cargoes they carried.  

In the skilled hands of our intrepid Shipwreck Crew, the shipwreck stories are coming back to life... but it's not all plain sailing!  Read on to find out what it takes to be a shipwreck researcher.

Notes from the Crew

Researcher Feedback

The Shipwreck Project research comes with a plethora of challenges, some of the crew share their experiences...

Joys and Challenges

Sunita Crowley

Sunita shares her insights on the challenges of shipwreck research and offers some solutions and tips.

Every Ship has a Story to Tell

Donald Selmes

Don shares some of his research methods and a little of the excitement of discovering new stories.

I Did it My Way

Paul Howard

Paul offers us a step by step guide to the intricacies of shipwreck research, with a reminder that there are many ways to approach each individual ship, as well as his insights into the research process itself.


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