Diving into History with the English Heritage Dive Trails

Alison James is a maritime archaeologist based in the Designation Department of English Heritage. Part of her role includes the licensing and management of sites designated under the Protection of Wrecks Act 1973. As a maritime archaeologist who dives I am lucky enough to get the opportunity to access some of the 47 Protected Wreck Sites that are currently designated off England. Maritime archaeology is often by its very nature inaccessible, lying deep beneath the waves and out of sight ofRead more