Salvage & Recovery

Historical artefacts are not taken up unnecessarily. Each lifted object results in additional costs for conservation and storage. Small objects are usually lifted by liftbag. Entire ship hulls require a complicated operation.


  • ProSEA, Professional Shipwreck Explorers Association
  • Odyssey Marine Exploration, USA. Conducts underwater investigations on a commercial basis, often deep-sea operations.


helmet divers salvaging the Royal George


rev jul '12

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