On 31 July and 1 August 1776, Loyalist forces under Lord Dunmore, the last royal governor of Virginia, burned a number of their own vessels near St. George's Island where the St. Mary's River joins the Potomac.
In March 2009 IMH hired Azulmar LLC to run a sidescan and mag survey in the area. Azulmar got several sidescan and mag hits, and sent us an initial group of 13 potential sites.
8 - 26 June -- LAMP field school, St.Augustine FL
20-21 June -- dive Queen Anne's Revenge, NC
June through Nov -- SHIP recon in lower Potomac every calm weekend
15-16 and 22-23 August -- field school in recon and low-viz mapping, Potomac River
19 Sep -- present U-1105 models to Piney Point Lighthouse Museum
28 Sep to 11 Oct -- scan and map Lewes DE
finish mapping wrecks at Quantico for USMA
finish scanning off Gunston Hall VA
scan upper Potomac for MD Historical Trust
IMH mid-Atlantic's boat Roper went to St. Augustine to support the LAMP field school. An exciting trip report with pretty pictures is attached.