Recording the Caduceus

by MAT
Time Period: C19th
Audience: All Ages
Theme: Shipwrecks, Maritime Archaeologists at Work

Find out how archaeologists record the wreck of the Caduceus, built in 1857 and lost in 1881 during a gale. The Caduceus was a sailing barque, and was probably a composite ship. Composite ships were made of wooden planks covering an iron frame. The wreck is located by Chichester Folds (Hayling Island). This footage was collected in 2013.

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