Just a few more weeks to go until the start of the excavation of De Rooswijk, which will take place from July 1st until the end of September. In 2016 an expedition took place to gain a better understanding of the Rooswijk wreck site, the ship’s design and the state of preservation of the materials on the seabed in situ. The 2016 expedition was filmed by Kai Dieho. You can see how the team members carry out the survey, working underwater and talking about the importance of the wreck site and the history of the ship.
The excavation of the #Rooswijk1740 is a project by the Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands and Historic England.