Maritime Trails

Technical Field Reports

Below are downloadable versions of technical field reports published by the Wisconsin Historical Society's Maritime Preservation and Archaeology Program: 

With Waves in Their Wake: Underwater Archaeological Investigations from the 2013 Field Season

Survey of Submerged Cultural Resources: Selected Sites in Lakes Michigan and Superior. A Report on the 1991 Field Season.

Wisconsin Coal Haulers: Underwater Archaeological Investigations from the 2012 Field Season 

The Golden Age of Sail on the Great Lakes: Underwater Archaeological Investigations of Wisconsin's Trading Fleet 2010-2011

Small Boats on a Big Lake: Underwater Archaeological Investigations of Wisconsin's Trading Fleet 2007
-2009

Wisconsin's Historic Shipwrecks: An Overview and Analysis of Locations for a State/Federal Partnership with the National Marine Sanctuary Program

Myths and Mysteries: Underwater Archaeological Investigation of the Lumber Schooner Rouse Simmons, Christmas Tree Ship

Wheat Chaff and Coal Dust: Underwater Archaeological Investigations of the Grain Schooners Daniel Lyons and Kate Kelly

Wisconsin's Cross-Planked Mosquito Fleet: Underwater Archaeological Investigations of the Scow Schooners Iris, Ocean Wave, and Tennie and Laura

Inventory of Vessel Losses in Death’s Door, Door County, Wisconsin, and Surrounding Waters 1837-1938

Report on Phase I Marine Magnetometer Survey in Death’s Door Passage, Door County, Wisconsin, 1989 

Survey of Submerged Cultural Resources in Northern Door County, 1988 Field Season Report.


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