The Archaeology of Watercraft Abandonment

The Archaeology of Watercraft Abandonment


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ISBN-13: 9781489991799
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 07/08/2015
Edition description: 2013
Pages: 375
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents


1. Abandoned Ships and Ship Graveyards: Exploring Site Significance and Research Potential
Nathan Richards

2. Scuttled, But Not Yet Abandoned: The Genesis and Evolution of Antipodean Studies on the Australian West Coast
Michael McCarthy

3. The Thunder Bay Ship Graveyard, Lake Superior: From Abandonment to Deliberate Discard in a Deep Resting Place
Daniel LaRoche

4. “Resting Places of the Pioneer Craft”: Ship Abandonment at Kingston, Canada
Jonathan Moore

5. A Ship Graveyard at City Point, Virginia
Joshua A. Daniel

6. The United States Shipping Board Fleet at Mallows Bay, Maryland: Inventory and Assessment
Donald G. Shomette

7. Pacific Graveyard: Adaptive Reuse, Recycling and Abandonment in San Francisco’s Maritime Graveyards, 1849-1959
James P. Delgado

8. The Ship Graveyards of New York Harbor: Damaging Drift or Vanishing Resource?
Andrew D.W. Lydecker and Stephen R. James, Jr.

9. Yukon Hulks and Ships Graveyards
John C. Pollack and Robyn P. Woodward

10. The Rural Vessel Abandonment Areas of North Creek, North Carolina
Lawrence E. Babits

11. The Commercial Fishing Graveyard and Memory: Wright’s Creek, Belhaven, North Carolina
Jacqueline L. Marcotte

12. Cape Fear’s Forgotten Fleet: The Eagles Island Ship Graveyard, Wilmington, North Carolina
Sami Kay Seeb

13. Annales School and the Elizabeth City Ship Graveyard: A New Theoretical Approach to Ship Abandonment Studies
Lindsay S. Smith

14. World War One German-Built Watercraft on the Wingecarribee RiverCosmos Coroneos, Brad Duncan, and Caroline Wilby

15. Bikini Atoll: Abandoning Hot Ships in a Cold War
Daniel J. Lenihan

16. Vessel Reuse and Abandonment In Post-Military Contexts: Examples from the Colonial and Early National Navies of Australia and New Zealand
James W. Hunter, III

17. Raising Wilmington’s Forgotten Fleet: Uncovering History with Mobile Video Technology
Michael Dermody, Calvin H. Mires, and Christine Russell

18. Abandoned Watercraft as a Teaching Resource
Martin Read and Pollyanna Magne

19. Victoria’s Ship Graveyard and Abandonment Sites
Peter Charles Taylor

20. Index

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