Chris Catling looks at what we have gained in the 40 years since the passing of the landmark Protection of Wrecks Act in 1973.
‘I’ll need it by the end of the week’ is a stock workplace demand. As it is issued you can calculate, with all due aggrievance, exactly how much time this leaves to complete the task. But just how long have we been able to model future time? And when did we start on the path […]
When we invited Mick’s Time Team colleagues to contribute to our commemorative article, we were inundated with warm words and loving memories. Tim Taylor Time Team Series Producer and creator After 23 years of friendship and working with Mick, it is hard to summarise my thoughts about the lovely man, but I will give […]
In 1995 the discovery of part of a Royal Navy warship hidden in the Wheelwrights Shop at The Historic Dockyard, Chatham, sparked a hunt to determine both the name of the vessel and what it was doing there. Now, this unique find has proven to be the final twist in the tale of an exceptional […]
Launched in 1511, the Mary Rose was intended to be the flagship of King Henry VIII’s fleet. She was a new breed of warship with purpose-built gun-ports that made her a fearsome floating fortress. But on 19 July 1545, for reasons still unknown, she sank in the Solent whilst leading 60 ships against the French. […]