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Rumors of a Wreck

Russell K. Skowronek

in HMS Fowey Lost and Found

Published by University Press of Florida

Published in print January 2009 | ISBN: 9780813033204
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780813039596 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5744/florida/9780813033204.003.0003
Rumors of a Wreck

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This chapter examines the career of George Fischer, an underwater archaeologist who identified the HMS Fowey. Fischer worked at the Southeast Archaeological Center of the National Park Service (NPS) and his first underwater archaeology project involved the 1733 Spanish plate fleet galleon San José de las Animas in the Florida Keys.

Keywords: George Fischer; underwater archaeologist; National Park Service; Southeast Archaeological Center; San José de las Animas; Florida Keys; HMS Fowey

Chapter.  6304 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Underwater Archaeology

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