Richards, Nathan

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"From Quiet Woods to Tide Kissed Shore" : Searching for the Colonial Port of Sunbury Georgia 2012 74377 This thesis chronicles efforts to examine a unique colonial waterfront complex in Sunbury Georgia comprised of four distinct colonial wharf sites. To carry out an explanation of these features and Sunbury's overall land-water interface this thesis ut...
At the Crossroads : Maritime Systems in Transition and the Elizabeth City Ships' Graveyard North Carolina 2012 74377 The Elizabeth City Ships' Graveyard in the Pasquotank River represents the largest assemblage of deliberately discarded watercraft found in North Carolina to date. Applying Annales School principles to the abandonment complex surrounding Elizabeth Ci...
End of the Line : The Wright's Creek Commercial Fishing Graveyard Belhaven North Carolina 2011 74377 A 1994-1995 survey (Babits and Kjorness 1995) discovered the presence of several abandoned vessel complexes in Wright's Creek a rural area located between the Pamlico and Pungo Rivers in North Carolina. These graveyards composed of the discarded vess...
For the Love of Profit : Examining Traditional Capitalism on Eagles Island North Carolina 2012 74377 As European colonists first arrived in the North American colonies they brought with them the nascent principles of capitalism. Since then the theories and practices regarding capitalism have changed going through phases that are potentially manifest...
Heritage at Risk? : An Assessment of Environmental Factors in Archaeological Site Damage in Albemarle Sound North Carolina 2011 74377 This thesis is a multi-disciplinary geological and maritime archaeological study. This study's purpose is to create exploratory models that utilize analyses of geophysical factors within and around northeastern North Carolina's Albemarle Estuarine Sy...
Scattered to the Wind : An Evaluation of the Disaster Landscape of Coastal North Carolina 2012 74377 Coastal North Carolina has had a long and intimate relationship with severe weather events the outcome of which has affected the physical economical and social structures of the State. The primary objective of this thesis is to investigate historical...
Ship Ashore! : The Role of Risk in the Development of the United States Life-Saving Service and its Effects on Wrecking Patterns Along the North Carolina Coast 2012 74377 Prior to the 1870s bloated corpses splintered masts and floating cargoes often littered the isolated beaches of the Eastern United States becoming a tragic but nearly ubiquitous sight. For those in peril upon the seas the icy grip of death often cons...
The Central Places of Albemarle Sound : Examining Transitional Maritime Economies Through Archaeological Site Distribution 2011 74377 Historical evidence shows that the Albemarle Sound region has a long history of maritime trade. As technologies improved early settlers moved beyond simple subsistence farming to expand extensive maritime trade networks along the coast as well as to ...
The Evolutionary Development of Floating Dry Docks 2012 74377 The floating dry dock represents one of the most technologically advanced structures ever designed to operate in a maritime environment. These indispensable repair facilities provided necessary maintenance to commercial and naval fleets operating in ...
The Final Ambush : An Adapted Battlefield Analysis of the U-576 Attack Upon Allied Convoy KS-520 off Cape Hatteras During the Second World War 2012 74377 The Battle of the Atlantic was the longest largest and most complex military action of the Second World War. The battle involved Allied Axis and neutral nations resulting in both military and civilian casualties. At various times throughout the battl...
WAVES OF CARNAGE : A HISTORICAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL AND GEOGRAPHICAL STUDY OF THE BATTLE OF THE ATLANTIC IN NORTH CAROLINA WATERS 2012 74377 By the end of World War II the waters of North Carolina were littered with the hulks of merchant vessels and German U-boats as well as the bodies of sailors from many different nationalities. This wreckage and loss of life attest to the carnage wroug...