Introduction - Adventures of a Marine Archaeologist

Explore the many and varied adventures of Dr. Jim Delgado exploring shipwrecks from across the globe.


Hi I’m Symone Johnson, and I love everything about the ocean. But sometimes I forget that the ocean is not just the home to dolphins and jellyfish, whales and sharks, it’s also a museum where stories about life on the sea, not recorded in the books, are uncovered.

Maritime archaeology is the study of past human cultures, with an emphasis on how humans interacted with the world's ocean, lakes and rivers.

In this series we are guided through space and time by renowned maritime archaeologist Jim Delgado. We will learn what maritime archaeology is, what he has seen and discovered and why it’s helpful in understanding more about how we live, think and work today.

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