Accession Number : ADA184103

Title :   Documentary Research, Submerged Cultural Resources in the Vicinity of Gulfport, Mississippi.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Feb-Jun 87,

Corporate Author : OSM ARCHAELOGICAL CONSULTANTS INC MOUNDVILLE AL

Personal Author(s) : Mistovich,Tim S

PDF Url : ADA184103

Report Date : Jun 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 33

Abstract : A documentary research program was conducted to ascertain the potential for submerged cultural resources in the vicinity of the Gulfport Mississippi navigation channel in Mississippi sound and the Gulf of Mexico. This report presents the historical background, history of navigation improvements, and shipwreck compilation for the study area. It was detemined that a potential exists for submerged cultural resources in the vicinity of Ship Island. Keywords: Maritime history; Underwater archeology; Shipwrecks; Navigation improvements.

Descriptors :   *SUNKEN SHIPS, *ARCHAEOLOGY, MEXICO GULF, HISTORY, NAVIGATION, CHANNELS(WATERWAYS), MISSISSIPPI, NAVIGATION, CULTURE, RESOURCES, UNDERWATER, BACKGROUND, SOUNDS(WATERWAYS), ISLANDS, COASTAL REGIONS

Subject Categories : Humanities and History

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE