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Next Meeting: Wednesday, February 28th

The UASC meets the last Wednesday of each month at the Chicago Maritime Museum located at 1200 West 35th Street, Suite OE5010, Chicago, IL 60609. Free event, ALL ARE WELCOME. Refreshments 6:30, Business 7:00, Speaker 8:00.

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Intro NAS Class PDF Print E-mail

Nautical Archaeology Society (NAS) Instructor & UASC's very own, Dave Thompson, taught a NAS introductory class to some of our members earlier this month. Students spent several days in both classroom and field survey settings learning the science behind Underwater Archaeology. The class gave great insight into the fundamentals of our organization and the tools and resources available for finding, measuring and recording a wreck site.

 

 
Lost & Found Underwater Cities PDF Print E-mail

How thrilling it would be to dive down and explore the mysteries of any of these sunken cities! Check out the link to read all about it and watch some videos of people doing just that! Enjoy!

Click Here For Full Article: http://www.mnn.com/lifestyle/eco-tourism/stories/7-lost-underwater-worlds

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Remnants of the Santa Cruz, a 15th century junk found off the coast of the Philippines. http://www.franckgoddio.org/

 
Car Ferry #2 Survey Completed! PDF Print E-mail

The Car Ferry #2 survey report is finished! A big Congratulations to all who helped with this project! After 10 years of effort by over 40 members and friends of UASC, the project report for the Railroad Car Ferry Number 2 is finally completed! Congratulations John Bell and co-authors John Loftus, Ruth Loftus, Jim Jarecki, Robert Hughes, John Gerty, and Sam Polonetzky!

http://www.uaschicago.org/projects/carferry2/history

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Chicago Maritime Museum Open To The Public! A Must See! PDF Print E-mail

Chicago Maritime Museum opened its doors to the public on June 4th and you have to check it out, ASAP! Hours: 10AM - 4PM, Tuesday thru Saturday!

http://www.chicagomaritimemuseum.org/contact/

 
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