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HMM History Lecture: Preservation Project: USS Westfield

Presented by Houston Maritime Museum at Houston Maritime Museum, Houston TX

May 13 2014
HMM History Lecture: Preservation Project: USS Westfield

The Houston Maritime Museum presents an HMM History Lecture on the second Tuesday of each month. The next lecture, Preservation Project: USS Westfield with Justin Parkoff and Jessica Stika.

The USS Westfield wreckage lay in the murky waters of the Texas City ship channel until 2009, when the disarticulated artifact debris field was recovered in Texas’ largest marine archaeology rescue project to date.

Although the hull itself was not preserved, learn how the experts at Texas A & M University’s Conservation Research Laboratory have used modern technology to glean clues from this scant

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Refreshments will be served at 6:30pm. Lecture at 7pm.

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