The Early Modern Belinho Ship (Esposende, Portugal): a First Report

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Abstract

In June 2014 CHAM developed an assessment mission of a collection of ship timbers scattered over Belinho beach, during the winter storms that affected the northern Portuguese coast. These timbers are part of a possible shipwreck context, with several
archaeological materials, among which stands out a collection of pewter and copper alloy plates and porringers.
These materials were recovered by the Esposende City Council that sent the artefacts for conservation and restoration and maintains the timbers in water tanks.
This first assessment considered an analysis of the most important timbers, which allowed some preliminary considerations about the type of construction and the ship's
chronology. The mission was supported by the Esposende City Council.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages1
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 2016
EventISBSA - International Symposium on Boat and Ship Archaeology: Baltic and Beyond. Change and continuity in shipbuilding - National Maritime Museum in Gdañsk, Gdañsk, Poland
Duration: 21 Sep 201525 Sep 2015

Conference

ConferenceISBSA - International Symposium on Boat and Ship Archaeology
CountryPoland
CityGdañsk
Period21/09/1525/09/15

Keywords

  • shipbuilding
  • early modern
  • archeology

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    Fonseca, C., Bettencourt, J., Silva, J. T. P. D., Coelho, I. P., & Carvalho, P. C. S. D. (Accepted/In press). The Early Modern Belinho Ship (Esposende, Portugal): a First Report. Poster session presented at ISBSA - International Symposium on Boat and Ship Archaeology, Gdañsk, Poland.