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Below are some of the articles, reports, papers, publications, etc. that MADU have prepared.

MADU Publications
Date Type Title Location Description
2023 Conference Paper The Misidentification of a Shipwreck Designated under the Protection of Wrecks Act 1973. On-line On-line presentation of a paper at the 2023, NAS Annual Conference which commemorated the 50th anniversary of the 1973 Protection of Wecks Act.
2022 Leaflets

Bronze Bell (Tal-y-Bont) Shipwreck / Llongddrylliad y Gloch Efydd (Tay-y-Bont)

Tal-y-Bont / Barmouth, Gwynedd. Bi-lingual (English / Welsh) information leaflets for the Bronze Bell Shipwreck Museum in Barmouth.
  Video A Day in the Life of an Underwater Maritime Archaeology Field School

Abercastle Pembrokeshire

A video produced from the 2019 Field School in Abercastle, for screening at the 2022 Legacy Day.
2021 Book An Introduction to Running Maritime Archaeological Projects. Universal A fully illustrated paperback in full colour, that has been produced as an accompanyment to the course MADU offers on: "Running Mritime Archaeological Projetct".
  Conference Paper (joint) Welsh Wreck Web Research Project: 2020, Covid-19, On-line, Volunteer, Research Project On-line

Joint on-line presentation of a paper with Dr Hristomir Hristov of the Naval Museum Varna, Bulgaria, at the DEGUWA Annual Archaeology.

DEGUWA Journal for Maritime and Freshwater Archeology and Cultural History - Skyllis 21.

2020 & 2021

Report

Welsh Wreck Web Research Project: A 2020/21, Covid-19, volunteer, on-line, research project, invrstigating vessels that had been involved in maritime incidents in the North Cardigan Bay area of West Wales.

West Wales, Cardigan Bay

Report on the www Research Project that MADU ran during the Covid-19 pandemic.

2020 Conference Paper Welsh Wreck Web Research Project: 2020, Covid-19, Volunteer, On-line, Research Project On-line On-line presentation of a paper at the 2020, NAS Annual Conference to publicise the www Research Project.
  Book An illustrated glossary of Wooden Ship and Boat Terminology Universal An fully illustrated paperback in full colour, that has been produced as an accompanyment to the course MADU offers on: "Wooden Ship & Boat Construction".
2019 Book (part contribution) Wales and the Sea: 10,000 years of Welsh maritime history Wales.

Contribution to the book including chapters on: North American Vessels in Welsh Waters and The Nautical Archaeology Society

  Article U-Boat Project 1914-18 (Commemorating the War at Sea) Nautical Archaeology Society Field School (Abercastle 7th - 17th June 2019)

Abercastle, Pembrokeshire

Article in the "Council for British Archaeology (Wales) newsletter 58 - Autumn 2019.
  Report Running a Maritime Field School at Abercastle, Pembrokeshire, South Wales as part of the U-boat Project: Commemorating the forgotten U-boat war around the Welsh coast (1914-18) Abercastle, Pembrokeshire Report on the NAS 2019 Maritime Field School in South Wales as part of the RCAHMW / HLF U-boat Project
  Report Report on sites of Historical Interest visited during the 2019 Nautical Archaeology Society Abercastle Field School Abercastle, Pembrokeshire Report on terrestrial Heritage Sites near Abercastle, Pembrokeshire
  Article U-Boat Project 1914-18 (Commemorating the War at Sea) Nautical Archaeology Society Field School (Abercastle 7th - 17th June 2019) Abercastle, Pembrokeshire Article in the "Council for British Archaeology (Wales) newsletter 57 - Spring 2019.
2018 Report Running a Maritime Field School at Traeth Bychan, Anglesey, North Wales as part of the U-boat Project: Commemorating the forgotten U-boat war around the Welsh coast (1914-18) Traeth Bychan, Anglesey. Report on the NAS 2018 Maritime Field School in North Wales as part of the RCAHMW / HLF U-boat Project
  Conference Paper NAS in Wales, Past Present & Future Newport, South Wales

Presentation of a paper at the 2018 NAS / FoNS Conference to publicise the RCAHMW U-boat project.

  Conference Paper The Wrecks of the Cartagena and the Leysian Pembroke Dock

Presentation of a paper at the 2018 MOROL Conference to publicise the RCAHMW U-boat project

  Report Report on the NAS Underwater Recorder & Surveyor Course: Sidon, Lebanon (22nd - 28th September 2018) Sidon, Lebanon. Report on the NAS Underwater Field School held in Lebanon in 2018
  Article Commemorating the Forgotten U-boat War around the Welsh Coast 1914-18 Traeth Bychan, Anglesey. Article in the "Council for British Archaeology (Wales) newsletter 56 - Autumn 2018.
  Report Recomendations for the management and administration of a diver trail for the Bronze Bell (Tal-y-Bont) shipwreck site Tal-y-Bont, Gwynedd.

Concluding part of 2017 report for NAS / Cadw

2017 Report Assessment of material relating to the Bronze Bell (Tal-y-Bont) shipwreck and recommendations for improving accessibility to the site and the recovered artefacts. Tal-y-Bont / Barmouth, Gwynedd. Report for NAS / Cadw
  Diver Trail Slate Bronze Bell (Tal-y-Bont) Wreck Site Diver Trail Tal-y-Bont / Barmouth, Gwynedd. Laminated underwater Diver Trail plans for NAS / Cadw
  Leaflet The Bronze Bell (Tal-y-Bont) Shipwreck Tal-y-Bont / Barmouth, Gwynedd. Information leaflet for the Bronze Bell shipwreck
  Article Diligent students and warm water: the NAS Underwater Recorder & Surveyor Course goes to Lebanon. Anfeh, Lebanon.

Article in "Nautical Archaeology" (2017.3, pages 6-7).

  Report Report on the NAS Underwater Recorder & Surveyor Course: Anfeh, Lebanon (7th - 10th September 2017) Anfeh, Lebanon Report on the NAS Underwater Field School held in Lebanon in 2017
  Report Investigation into the possibility of running an underwater field school in South Wales during 2018 Abercastle, Pembrokeshire.

Report for NAS / RCAHMW

 

  Article The NAS in Abu Dhabi. Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Article in "Nautical Archaeology" (Winter 2017, pages 16-21).

2016 Report Draft Outline for the field schools to be run by the Nautical Archaeology Society as part of Commemorating the Forgotten U-boat War around the Welsh Coast 1914-18 Project. Anglesey & Pembroke. Report for the RCAHMW to assist with their funding application to the HLF for the U-boat Project.
  Conference Paper (joint) Ynyslas Slate Wrecks: the highs and lows of recording an intertidal shipwreck. Aberystwyth, Ceredigion. Joint presentation of a paper with James Meek, head of Archaeological Services at Dyfed Archaeological Trust at the DAT Annual Archaeology Day.
  Report Study to Investigate the Possibility of using Maritime Heritage Sites to Create Community Archaeological Projects within Communities First Cluster Areas of South Wales.  Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire, Vale of Glamorgan, Cardiff STAR & Cardiff East Report for NAS / Cadw
2015 Report Support of the Ships' Timbers Maritime Museum, Llandudno. Llandudno, Clwyd. Report for NAS / Cadw / Ships' Timbers
  Report Monitoring and Recoding the Scheduled Hulk Number 3 on Ynyslas Beach, Ceredigion (June 2015).   Ynyslas, Ceredigion. Report for NAS / Cadw / DAT
  Report Report on an Intertidal Wreck Recording Weekend for the Glamorgan-Gwent Archaeological Trust (G-GAT)

Llantwit Major & Leys Beach, South Glamorgan.

Report for NAS / Cadw / G-GAT
2014 Report Monitoring and Recoding of the Scheduled Hulks on Ynyslas Beach, Ceredigion.   Ynyslas, Ceredigion. Report for NAS / Cadw / DAT
  Report Survey and Recording of the Lockheed P38F Lightning "Maid of Harlech" Harlech, Gwynedd. MADU Project Report
  Report Survey and Recording of a Shipwreck on Marros Sands, Carmarthenshire Marros Sands, Pembrokeshire. Report for NAS / Cadw
  Report Survey and Recording of a Shipwreck on Freshwater West Beach, Pembrokeshire Freshwater West, Pembrokeshire. Report for NAS / Cadw
  Report Welsh Coal and Slate Wrecks: Year Two of the Trial Running of Maritime Archaeological Projects on Slate Wrecks in Wales by Engaging Individual Dive Clubs and Recreational Divers various Report for NAS / Cadw
2013 Report Dyfed Archaeological Trust / Nautical Archaeology Society: Intertidal Hulk Recording Lawrenny, Pembrokeshire. Report for NAS / Cadw / CBA / DAT
  Report Scoping Study to Identify Maritime Sites in Wales Suitable for Training NAS E-Learning Students in Practical Surveying various Report for NAS
  Conference Paper (joint) Cultivating the Next Generation of Maritime Archaeologists: An Anglo/American Approach Leicester University, Leicestershire Joint presentation of a paper with Dr. Mark Holley from Northwestern Michigan College, USA, at the Society for Historical Archaeology (SHA) Conference.
2012 Report Proposals for the Conservation of the Wooden Vessel Emerging from the Bank of the Afon Leri at Ynyslas Ynyslas, Ceredigion.

In house MADU report for Cadw

  Report Welsh Coal and Slate Wrecks: The Trial Running of Maritime Archaeological Projects on Slate Wrecks in Wales by Engaging Individual Dive Clubs and Recreational Divers various Report for NAS / Cadw 
  Article NAS divers under the Roman Eagle Zaton, Croatia.

Article in "Nautical Archaeology" (Spring 2012, pages 8-9).

  Report Welsh Coal and Slate Wrecks: Taking Forward the Proposals for Running a Maritime Archaeological Research Project for Recreational Divers and Professional Archaeologists various Report for NAS / Cadw 
2011 Report Tal-y-Bont Designated Wreck Site: Diver Trail Project Proposal Tal-y-Bont, Gwynedd. In house MADU report for Cadw
  Article Grand Traverse Bay Field School 2011 Traverse City, Michigan, USA.

Article in "Nautical Archaeology" (Autumn 2011, page 11).

2010 Article Talks on Maritime Archaeology in Wales various

Article in "Nautical Archaeology" (Spring 2010, page 7).

  Report Welsh Coal and Slate Wrecks: Proposals for Running a Maritime Archaeological Research Project for Recreational Divers and Professional Archaeologists various Report for NAS / Cadw 
  DVD Maritime Wales various

Production of a publicity DVD for NAS / Cadw

2009 Report A Shipwreck in Cardigan Bay, West Wales, Designated under the Protection of Wrecks Act 1973, and known as the Diamond: An Interim Report on the Site (2000 - 2009) Diamond! Sarn Badrig Reef, Cardigan Bay.

M.A. Dissertation for University College London (UCL).

 

2003-2006 & 2008-2009 Reports Licensee's Report on the Designsated Wreck Site of the Diamond for the 2003 Season - etc. Diamond! Sarn Badrig Reef, Cardigan Bay. 6 annual licensee's reports for Cadw
2003 Article Malvern Archaeological Diving Unit (MADU) & the Diamond Diamond! Sarn Badrig Reef, Cardigan Bay. Article in "Nautical Archaeology" (2003.2, page 3).
2001 Article Malvern Archaeological Diving Unit: Archaeological Work Carried out on the Iona II Iona II, Lundy Island Article in "Nautical Archaeology" (2001.1, page 4).
2000-2001 Reports Licensee's Report on the Designsated Wreck Site of the Iona II for the 2000 Season - etc. Iona II, Lundy Island.

2 annual licensee's reports for English Heritage

1997 Report Silver Grey Diving Project Bexhill, Sussex. In house MADU project report for the Malvern Spitfire Team & NAS Part IV Certificate.
  Conference Paper Silver Grey Diving Project National Maritime Museum (NMM), Greenwich. In house MADU paper presented at the NMM Underwater Archaeology Conference
1996 Report Hulk Survey at Kidwelly, Dyfed, South Wales  Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire. NAS Part II Project Report.

 

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