The detailed agenda for this exciting conference is below; booking details are on the EVENTS page.
GUNS FROM THE SEA III
Day 1 (Lectures are to be 45 minutes)
0830 Registration (coffee/Tea)
0900 – 0945 Wrought from the Sea: New evidence and thoughts on wrought iron ordnance. Kay Smith
0945 -1015 English guns in Italian waters, recent discoveries. Ruth Brown
1015 – 1045 Bronze and cast iron ordnance found off Galicia in a wreck of the second Spanish Armada (Padilla’s fleet 1596). Renato Gianni Ridella and Miguel San Claudio.
Mid morning tea
1115 – 1200 Esmiral of Minquiers Reef: A late 16th century bronze breech-loading swivel gun from the Minquiers Reef, Channel Islands, UK. Robert Waterhouse, Field Archaeologist – Societe Jersiaise
1200 – 1245 Recent bronze ordnance discoveries from three shipwrecks off Brsecine, SV Pavao and Vis harbour, Croatia. Igor Mihajlović, Igor Miholjek and Jurica Bezak Conservators and Archeologist Department for Underwater Archeology Croatian Conservation Institute.
1345 – 1430 The changing arsenal of a Tudor warship. The Mary Rose of 1509-1545. Alexander Hildred
1430 – 1515 Forensic archaeology and the gun carriages of Pepys London. Gun carriages from the wreck of the London. Daniel Pascoe.
1545 – 1630 Ordnance of the Sun King: Louis XIV era brass marine guns. Christian Cholet.
1630 – 1715 La Real Fábrica de Artillería de La Cavada (1622-1835). Supplying guns to the Spanish Navy. Ramon Orrite.
1715 – 1730 End of first day exit venue
0915 -1000 From ocean depths to public display: treatment of a cannon in a restoration workshop. Restoration and Conservation of cannon in France. Gilles Baron, Elodie Guilminot, Charlène Pelé-Meziani, Christine Riquier-Bouclet: Arc’Antique Laboratory, Nantes (France) Nathalie Huet, Marine Jaouen: DRASSM (Département des recherches archéologiques subaquatiques et sous-marines), Marseille (France)
1000 – 1045 The Guns of Gun Rock, 3D photogrammetry and ordnance recording. Peta Knott and John McCarthy, Wessex Archaeology.
Mid morning tea
1115 -1200 Guns of Victory, the conservation and recording of the ordnance from HMS Victory 1744. Jon Privot Head of Metals Conservation and Dr D.M. McElvogue TrenDive
1200 – 1245 Guns from the Narrow Seas: New Discoveries. Dr Sean Kingsley, Director, Wreck Watch Int.
1345 – 1430 Heavy hammers and Dirty hands: Guns from the North Sea seldom arrive clean. Nico Brink
1430- 1515 Age and provenance of a bronze swivel gun from northern Australia. Matt Cupper, University of Melbourne, Jon Woodhead, University of Melbourne, Ian Mcintosh, University Indianapolis, Tim Stone, Tim Stone Heritage, Michael Owen, SEP Consultancy, Michael Hermes, Consultant Archaeologist, Matthew Maus, Indiana University Bloomington
1545-1630 An Eighteenth Century English Gun in Turkish Waters.
John D. Littlefield Texas A&M
1630 -1715 “Cannons have their bowels full of wrath”, lessons learnt from live firing of replica guns from the sea. Nicholas Hall, Royal Armouries
1715 – 1730 Q&A and roundup of the conference – OS Chairman