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North Carolina

Corolla Shore, North Carolina


Students and faculty analyzed a frame believed to date from the early 1600s, likely the oldest shipwreck found in NC.

Pasquotank River, North Carolina


Students have investigated the Elizabeth City's Ships' Graveyard, the largest collection of abandoned ships in the state.

Roanoke River, North Carolina


At Fort Branch, an earthen Civil War site in Hamilton, a field school recovered several cannons.

Tar River, North Carolina


The Old Sparta wreck lies underwater between Greenville and Tarboro.

United States

The Great Lakes Region


In 25 years of research, the program has investigated about 40 shipwrecks, including the steamships Monohansett and Joys.

Kure Atoll, Hawaii


Participating in the discovery and location of the USS Saginaw, a Civil War ship based in the Pacific.

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii


Diving on the USS Arizona, which sank during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, claiming more than 1,100 lives.

St. John's River, Florida


Dives on the Maple Leaf, a Union warship sunk by the Confederates with a full cargo in 1864. A well-preserved shipwreck with a full repository of goods.
International

Bermuda


For more than 25 years, researchers and students have explored the exquisitely rich underwater sites in Bermuda. In this video ECU researchers examine a sunken steamliner located at the old royal navy dockyard at the western end of Bermuda.

China


Research includes examining nautical archaeology from the Song to the early Ming Dynasties (960-1435).

Cyprus, Greece


Discoveries from an underwater survey of the shoreline included ceramics and vase pieces from the Roman period to the Ottoman period (early 20th Century).

South Africa


Surveys of sites yielded information about 19th-century and earlier canon and anchors carried aboard Dutch East Indiamen ships.

Stockholm, Sweden


Research on the Swedish warship Vasa, which dates to 1628.