The Mary Rose Trust Anniversary Lectures

Celebrating 35 years since the raising of the Mary Rose

The Mary Rose 25th Anniversary Lectures


Join us to celebrate the 35th Anniversary of the raising of the Mary Rose with two days of fascinating talks. We will be welcoming speakers such as Dr Miranda Kaufmann, Dr Fred Hocker who is Head of Research at the Vasa Museum, Professor Jon Adams and noted historian Dr David Starkey.


The talks are taking place over two days (Friday 13th and Saturday 14th October 2017), starting at 10am each day until around 3:30pm, in the Princess Royal Gallery at the National Museum of the Royal Navy, on site at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.


Refreshments, including a free lunch, will be provided throughout the day and both days will conclude with a visit the Mary Rose Museum. 


Mary Rose Anniversary Lectures Schedule

Kindly sponsored by Michael Aiken



Dr David Starkey – ‘Henry’s Toy’

Christopher Dobbs – Raising of the Mary Rose

Dr Fred Hocker – New Discoveries at the Vasa Museum

Pat Baker – The Best of Dives, The Worst of Dives – 50 years of Maritime Archaeology Photography

Dr Miranda Kaufmann – Black Tudors

John Bevan – John Deane Operations on the Mary Rose 1836-1840



Dr Garry Scarlett – An Old Dog and New Tricks – The Mary Rose Dog

Professor Jon Adams – Black Sea Deep Water Archaeology

Dr Bruno Werz – The Wreck of the Dutch East India Company Ship Haarlem (1647) in Table Bay and the Establishment of the ‘Tavern of the Seas’

Dr Alex Hildred & Dan Pascoe – Rooswijk (1740) excavations

Dan Pascoe – Invincible (1758) Excavation

Dave Parham – Esmeralda (1503)

Adrian Barak – Diving with Calor Gas


For more information, contact or 02392 750 521.