In 1978 Parks Canada underwater archaeologists discovered the wreck of a 16th-century Basque whaling vessel in Red Bay, Labrador, believed to be the San Juan (1565). This five-volume publication is the culmination of over 25 years of research by associates and members of Parks Canada's Underwater Archaeology Service. It describes not only the underwater archaeology as practiced at Red Bay but also 16th-century ship construction, whaling and material cultural studies. v. 1. Archaeology underwater: the project -- v. 2. Material culture -- v. 3. The 24M hull -- v. 4. Rigging, vessel use and related studies -- v. 5. Appendices, glossary and bibliography.
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press ISBN: 9780660196527 Number of pages: 1561 Weight: 1973 g Dimensions: 305 x 236 x 30 mm
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