Underwater Archaeology Organizations in the Best of the Web Directory

Underwater Archaeology Organizations

Australian Institute for Maritime Archaeology

Nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation of underwater cultural heritage and the promotion of maritime archaeology in accordance with internationally accepted ethical standards.

Eastland Disaster Historical Society

Chronicles the history of a Chicago and Great Lakes streamliner shipwreck. With artifact photos and an information resource center.

Frank Goddio Society

Society informs and involves the general public through television programming, books and CDs and media created around the explorations of Franck Goddio.

Friends of Hunley

Non-profit group solves mystery and puzzles, and engages in important underwater archaeological expedition.

Maritime Archaeology and History of the Hawaiian Islands

Conducts research works on submerged cultural resources. Primarily deals with shipwrecks and underwater aircraft crash sites.

Nautical Archaeology Society

Advances education in nautical archaeology at all levels and aims to improve techniques in excavating, conserving, and reporting marine archaeological materials.

Northern Maritime Research

Peruse through this compendium of Canadian vessel, builder, and vessel owner information.

Professional Shipwreck Explorers Association (ProSEA)

Tells about ProSEA's objectives, activities, and membership. Includes news and issue discussions.


Develops standard for the ethical treatment of underwater cultural resources, shipwreck remains and contents.

Swedish Underwater Archaeology Society

Organization serves as a forum for archaeologists, scuba divers, scientists, and others interested in nautical history.

Underwater Archaeological Society of British Columbia

Avocational organization undertakes archaeological explorations on shipwrecks and other viable underwater sites.

Underwater Discovery

Explore this underwater expedition to recover sunken heritage treasures. See the photos provided.

Wisconsin Underwater Archaeology Association

Association interested in the study and preservation of Wisconsin underwater history provides details of the committee, activities, Wisconsin shipwrecks, newsletter and projects.

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