The Excavation of the Machault – An 18th-Century French Frigate

Zacharchuk, Walter and J.A. Waddell

ISBN/ISSN: 0660115557
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Machault
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6″ x 9″
Pages: 74
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the National Historic Parks and Sites Branch, Parks Canada (1984), in paperback.
Description: This booklet describes the sinking of the French frigate, “Machault,” in 1760 in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, Canada, and the excavation of the wreck in the early 1970s. It also describes the techniques used to raise the timbers from the ship.