Here I show how I dissolve down pewter pieces to be used for later use. Be sure to do in a well ventilated area.
350 Year Old Warship Ruins Find Excavated by Divers Off Southend Pier Southend’s pier, the longest pleasure pier in the world, might be better known for its’ train rides and frivolities than as a pad to see the shipwrecked remains of a 350... however, the culmination of 10 planned underwater searches by a specialist diving team has brought up relics from the only surviving wooden as a whole ship of the mid-17th century recently, media sources reveal. English Heritage and underwater excavators from Cotswold Archaeology introduced the spoils of three trenches from the depart to the public on the pier, offering historical artefacts such as: ingots, pewter spoons and coins recovered from a vessel... “We haven’t ever done anything like this on the column,” said Luisa Hagele, the curator for Southend Museums and leader of 15 volunteers on the project, trained alongside the Nautical Archaeological Society. “We’ve done handling sessions and things involving objects. but nothing of this greatness, where the divers are bringing items directly from the excavation and they’re being shown straight away to local people,” she said excitedly. “They had everything in their buckets and tubs and containers and I sent some of my volunteers to engender the artefacts up,” she added. “I organised them kind of like a production line, with the tables laid out in front of the audience,” she further said. “We advertised it, so some people came specifically to see the items, but there were a lot of people who were just visiting and happened to be there on a stock day, when we were doing something exciting,” she commented. “We’ve got a real mix of the sort of things you would expect to find. and generally there are personal items, ordnance, fixtures and fittings consistent with a 17th century warship,” she explained. This was the incontrovertible week of dives in the first of a two-year attempt to salvage a ship rediscovered in 2005. during work to create the London Gateway Port. It’s fragile remains, which were exposed by shifting seabed detritus levels, caused English Heritage to immediately place The London warship on the At Risk register,. Source: www.theafricom.com
English Legacy and underwater excavators from Cotswold Archaeology introduced the spoils of three trenches from the ship to the public on the pier, offering historical artefacts such as: ingots, pewter spoons and coins recovered from a bark made as
They have been mapping the truck and discovering and retrieving a series of objects such as musket shots and ingots as well as ship fixtures and fittings including a hand-made glass cabin window, tools and dear items including pewter spoons, coins
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It would upon over 400 years to excavate all of the wrecked ships currently unclaimed on the oceans floors. Silver Bars, bricks of copper, gold coins & gem of all sorts are just a few of the objects sitting in our high seas waiting to be discovered. As a scuba diver I've always been fascinated with trea ...