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The first report from the Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project and its partners: the Australian National Maritime Museum and the Silentworld Fndn The Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project (RIMAP), the Australian National Maritime Museum (ANMM),...

RIMAP at Newport City Council

On August 14, 2019 RIMAP announced plans for ongoing ENDEAVOUR research

RIMAP Moves to Herreshoff Marine Museum in Bristol, RI

Panorama of RIMAP's new artifact conservation facility

RIMAP is not "terminated."

The Endeavour project continues as planned. Check here for the details.

Help RIMAP and ANMM excavate

Is the archaeological site RI 2394 in Newport Harbor the ENDEAVOUR?

2019 RIMAP Membership Application

Please click on the image for the 2019 membership application.

2019 RIMAP Training

RIMAP class descriptions, schedules, and application.

Lusitania/Endeavour - Kinsale/Newport

Watch the NEW Lusitania and Endeavour video at:                                                                                The original debate "Property vs. Preservation" was held on April 12, 2018. The video...


RIMAP's history, goals, products, and needs.

Introduction to RIMAP

The first YouTube video that tells all about RIMAP.

Volunteer for RIMAP Projects

Policies for Volunteers

RIMAP Leadership

RIMAP leaders are committed to the mission of studying and protecting RI's maritime heritage.

Commercial & Institutional Sponsors

Gurney's Resort at Goat Island, Newport is RIMAP's latest corporate sponsor

RIMAP Research - Non-Vessels

Maritime history is also found at shore and inland sites that supported the ships that sailed.

RIMAP Research - Shipwreck Studies

Rhode Island is called the "Ocean State" because of its rich maritime history.

Endeavour Update - 2017 Video

This is how RIMAP has conducted the search for Captain J Cook's Endeavour Bark lost at Newport, RI.

Endeavour Update - 2018 Video

The complete video of remarks made about the RIMAP-ANMM Search for Endeavour

Endeavour Comes to Rhode Island

How the ENDEAVOUR became the LORD SANDWICH transport, and came to Rhode Island.

Endeavour - Frequently Asked Questions

What to know about how RIMAP plans to identify the Lord Sandwich ex Endeavour.

Proving the Endeavour

What it will take to prove that RIMAP has located the LSexE.

Remote Sensing to find Endeavour

The high-tech ways to find submerged cultural resources, and the limitation of that technology,

The Newport Harbor Site Studies

RIMAP has found and mapped 10 sites in Newport Harbor -- could one of them be the LSexE?

Calling All Trekkies - Kirk = Cook

The Capt. Cook story is embedded in modern popular culture and RIMAP was at ComicCon!

A Conversation about RIMAP

The Hon. Joe McNamara interviews Dr. Abbass.