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In conversation with…Chris Dobbs

Episode 1: Diver, Maritime Archaeologist and Expert

Mary Rose Museum · In Conversation With… Chris Dobbs, one of the Original Dive Team

Chris is one of the original dive team on the Mary Rose ship wreck site in the Solent. With over 40 years of service with the Mary Rose, his insights and knowledge are second to none.

In this first podcast, we learn about his experiences and hear some of the fascinating stories he has to tell from the 1980s to the present day.

We ask him about his favourite objects of the 19,000 that have been discovered, many thousands of which are on display in the Mary Rose Museum at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.

May Day and the Mary Rose

May Day and the Mary Rose

What connects Mayday and the Mary Rose? Join us in a literal tale of discovery…

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The importance of archaeological illustration

The importance of archaeological illustration

Archaeological illustration helps archaeologists record subtle details like wear, texture and patterns that may be missed in photos.

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Time and its effect on the Mary Rose

Time and its effect on the Mary Rose

Time has had a big effect on the hull of the Mary Rose., so how are our conservation team combating the signs of aging?

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