Columbia River Shipwreck Conference 2023
Maritime Archaeological Society (MAS) is excited to announce our annual Shipwreck Conference will be back, in person, at the Columbia River Maritime Museum in Astoria from 12-4 pm on Saturday, February 4, 2023. Stay tuned for more information. Tickets will be $20 and will be available at the door on the day of the event.
12:30 pm Welcome, Intro to MAS – CRMM Staff, Scott Williams
1:00 pm Session 1 – Youngs Bay Archaeological Landscape – Mike Brown
1:45 pm Session 2 – Beeswax Wreck Presentations
- Drew Wendeborn – “Discovery and Initial Survey”
- Scott Williams – “The Recovery”
- Chris Dewey – “The Underwater Search Continues”
- Nicholas Mead – “The Land-based Search for the Beeswax Wreck”
- Melissa Darby – “A Review of the Evidence: Drake on the Oregon Coast”
- John Pouley, OR State Archaeologist “The False Notion of Finders Keepers: Understanding the laws that protect archaeological sites, and why we have them."
4:00 pm New Trustee Meeting
5:00 pm Drinking at Buoy!
Date and Time
Saturday Feb 4, 2023
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM PST
Columbia River Maritime Museum
1792 Marine Dr.
Astoria, OR 97103
Tickets will be $20 and will be available at the door on the day of the event.