Looking inside: Investigation of marine archaeological artefacts

Angela Middleton holds a degree in archaeological conservation from the University of Applied Sciences, Berlin/ Germany and an MSc in Maritime Conservation Science from the University of Portsmouth/ UK. She has worked for the Newport Medieval Ship Project and the Michael Faraday Museum of the Royal Institution before joining English Heritage as an Archaeological Conservator in 2007. She advises on and undertakes research and investigative conservation on material retrieved from land and marine sites, with a special interest in the conservationRead more

Remembering the Battle of the Atlantic (part II)

Throughout May 2013, the Royal Navy will commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Battle of the Atlantic with a series of events in Liverpool, London and Derry~Londonderry. In this second and concluding article, our marine specialists Serena Cant and Mark Dunkley describe how particular protected and historic wreck sites provide important evidence about how parts of the Battle were fought at sea. Just as the frontiers of the Battle of the Atlantic extended beyond the sea to the sky andRead more

Remembering the Battle of the Atlantic

Throughout May 2013, the Royal Navy will commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Battle of the Atlantic with a series of events in Liverpool, London and Derry~Londonderry. In this first article of a two-part post, our marine specialists Serena Cant and Mark Dunkley explain that some of England’s Listed Buildings and historic sites can show how the Battle was fought by the Allies from the British mainland. The Battle of the Atlantic was the longest continuous campaign during the SecondRead more