Babits, Lawrence Edward

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American Lightships 1820-1983 : History Construction and Archaeology within the Maritime Cultural Landscape 2011 72849 In 1820 the United States Government began funding construction and conversion of watercraft for use as lightships. Floating beacons utilized to mark dangerous shoals reefs and shifting channels in inland as well as open waters lightships served wher...
APRONS OF LEAD : EXAMINATION OF AN ARTIFACT ASSEMBLAGE FROM THE QUEEN ANNE'S REVENGE SHIPWRECK SITE 2012 72849 In terms of artillery from shipwreck sites gun tubes are typically the most well researched artifacts. Small finds like lead cannon aprons get significantly less attention but they too can reveal a great deal of information about past technologies an...
Confederate Wooden Gunboat Construction : Logistical Nightmare 2012 72849 The Confederate States Navy built wooden gunboats throughout the American Civil War. Within Civil War literature more research and detailed analysis of Confederate States Navy construction focuses on building of ironclad vessels. Wooden gunboat const...
FLOATING FORTRESS FLOATING CITY FLOATING MONUMENT: A COMPARITIVE [sic] STUDY OF THREE AMERICAN WARSHIP MUSEUMS 2012 72849 This thesis presents three warship museums within the United States as case studies to examine the needs and practices of a unique subset of museum organizations. A museum warship is simultaneously an exhibit artifact and facility requiring significa...
The "Bohemian Girl" Project : A Steam Launch Study 2011 72849 The objective of this thesis is to research Lake Waccamaw's maritime activity from 1880 to 1910. Similar research projects concerning remote lakes like Lake Waccamaw were conducted in areas only accessible after the development of steamboats and rail...