More maritime news from the lottery; Conserving Historic Vessels; MAG Committee; MAG Membership; Italian Conference; Thames Discovery Programme; Calling Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland


More maritime news from the lottery

HMS Cavalier, the Royal Navy’s last operational WW2 destroyer, which received a HLF grant of over £1,500,000, has shared first prize in the best educational project category at the National Lottery Awards.  The ship is preserved at the Chatham Historic Dockyard.

The Blog understands that an announcement concerning the fate of a HLF bid of potential interest to members is likely to be made shortly. The Blog will be reporting on it when more news is available.

Conserving Historic Vessels

National Historic Ships has launched Conserving Historic Vessels, the third volume of its series Understanding Historic Ships.

MAG Committee

Your committee’s next meeting will take place on the 16th November. If you have any news for the committee or any issues that you would like considered for discussion, please let a committee member know or send them to the Blog.


The MAG secretary is currently updating MAG membership records and will be contacting individual members in the next few weeks.  If you have changed your contact details since you joined MAG then please let the secretary know.

Italian Conference

MAG members are cordially invited to attend the 4th Italian Conference of Underwater Archaeology in Genoa on 29-31 October 2010. A program has been circulated to members.

Thames Discovery Programme

The TDP Autumn newsletter is now available on their website.

Calling Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland

Currently the Blog does not receive much news from members based in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Are you able to help restore the balance? If so, please contact the Blog.


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