This famous British warship sank off Delaware’s coast 225 years ago, and its anniversary this May offers an opportunity to reflect on the past, assess the present and plan for the future preservation of an important piece of local history.
Underwater Archaeological Investigation of the Roosevelt Inlet Shipwreck (7S-D-91A) Prepared for: Delaware Department of State Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs Federal Highway Administration Delaware Department of Transportation By: Michael C. Krivor, Nicholas J. Linville, Debra J. Wells, Jason M. Burns, and Paul J. Sjordal, Southeastern Archaeological Research, Inc. www.searchinc.com April 2010 In the fall […]
Archaeological Investigations Resume at Shipwreck Site On September 25, 2006, the Delaware Department of State announced the resumption of offshore archaeological investigations at Lewes’ Roosevelt Inlet shipwreck site. The site, located a few-hundred yards off-shore from Lewes Beach, contains the remains of a British commercial vessel which sank in the 1770s. Earlier this month, the […]