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‘3,000 Years of History from under the Sea’: with speaker Ron Howell. A Camelot U3A meeting
September 29 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
The finding of four historically important shipwrecks from the Bronze Age to the 17th Century by an amateur team of divers, the wrecks were carrying gold, weapons, tin and copper one find resulting in proving a trade link from Sicily to Northern Europe 3,500 years ago.
Ron Howell has been a diver for over 50 years and dived many of the countries historic wreck sites, the main ones being the ‘Gold’ wreck and Bronze Age wrecks off Salcombe, Devon. The Bronze Age wrecks are now described as one of the most important maritime discoveries of the period in the world.
All are welcome.
Tea and biscuits available.
October 1 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
October 2 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
October 2 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm