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RIMAP SALES

Parts of this page are still under development:

RIMAP will offer a selection of merchandise related to the history and archaeology of Rhode Island, our research activities, and publications.  

Please note that RIMAP has secured a Rhode Island Permit to Make Retail Sales, and we will charge the required state sales tax on some items.

Please watch this page for intermittent updates.  Your orders help to support RIMAP.  

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RIMAP and Related Merchandise
 

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THE 2014 TRANSPORT SITE MAP POSTER 

Out of Print

​​The 13" x 19" Poster of the maps of potential British transports (sunk in 1778 in Newport Harbor, and one of which may be the Lord Sandwich ex Endeavour) is now out of print.  The new edition will show two more 18th-century sites that RIMAP has discovered and mapped since this first poster was created.

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 ​​THE "SEARCH FOR ENDEAVOUR" T-SHIRT 
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The original limited offering of this t-shirt was for purchase by RIMAP members and as special gifts to RIMAP supporters. The "Lord Sandwich ex Endeavour" logo is a RIMAP trademark. The next offering of the t-shirt will be in early 2017.
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RIMAP Publications 

The following lists the RIMAP publications from our first twenty-four years of activity.  Except where noted, D. K. Abbass is the senior author.  Please note:
  • All of these materials are available for review at the RIMAP office, and some are found in selected public libraries. 
  • The grant reports are also available for review at the original granting agencies.
  • The publications created as a special RIMAP membership benefit will not be made available to the general public until at least three years after the original publication. 
  • Some of these are not RIMAP copyright, and therefore copies are available only through the original publisher.
  • The earliest publications will be made available as their new editions are converted to digital, downloadable format.
  • The free downloadable publications are posted below. 
  • But there will be a fee for some downloadable publications. For these, please contact us at (401) 253-2094, by snail mail at:  RIMAP, Box 1492, Newport, RI 02840, or by e-mail at:  rhodeislandmap@yahoo.com.
  
The List
 

This list will be updated at intervals, so please watch for changes.

2014    "Transformations of a Man, His Ship, and Archaeology: James Cook, the Endeavour Bark, and RIMAP," American Council for Underwater Archaeology Proceedings, pp. 365-369. Co-authors Kerry Lynch and Kathryn Curran.

2014    Review of: With Commodore Perry to Japan: The Journal of William Speiden Jr., 1852-1855, by John A. Wolter, David A. Ranzan, and John J. McDonough eds., Naval Institute Press, Annapolis Md, 2013, IN the series "New Perspectives on Maritime History and Nautical Archaeology," James C. Bradford and Gene A. Smith, eds. Reviewed in Terrae Incognitae, Volume 46, No. 2, p. 150.

2014    HMS Gaspee: Boat Biography #3. Newport, Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project.

​2014    "The Two Captains: James Cook and James T. Kirk," Cook Hook #5, Newport, Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project.

2013    Review of:  Recreating First Contact: Expeditions, Anthropology, and Popular Culture, by Joshua A. Bell, Alison K. Brown, and Robert J. Gordon, eds., Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, Washington, D.C. Reviewed in Terrae Incognitae, in press.

2013    "Capt. Cook's Men and Ships in Rhode Island," Cook Hook #4, Newport, Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project.

2013    The Shipwrecks and Submerged Cultural Resources of Rhode Island. Second Edition. Newport, Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project.

2012    "Revolutionary War Forts in Rhode Island Public Parks," RIMAP Maps: Heritage Trail Guide #1, Newport, Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project. Originally a RIMAP membership benefit, but now a free download available here: 

2012    "Revolutionary War Hospitals in Rhode Island," RIMAP Maps: Heritage Trail Guide #2, Newport, Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project. Originally a RIMAP membership benefit, but now a free download available here: 

2012    "Revolutionary War Industries in Rhode Island," RIMAP Maps: Heritage Trail Guide #3, Newport, Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project. Originally a RIMAP membership benefit, but now a free download available here:

2012    "Revolutionary War Transportation and Communication Systems in Rhode Island," RIMAP Maps: Heritage Trail Guide #4, Newport, Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project. Originally a RIMAP membership benefit, but now a free download available here: ​

2012    "The Loss of the Gaspee," Cook Hook #1, Newport, Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project.

2012    "Joseph Banks and New Plants for the Old World," Cook Hook #2, Newport, Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project.

2012    "The Endeavour, Astronomy, and the Transit of Venus," Cook Hook #3, Newport, Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project.

2011    The Maritime Texture of Newport, Rhode Island:  A History and Inventory of the City's Submerged and Near Shore Historic Marine Cultural Resources.  Originally a 1999 draft report to the RI Historical Preservation and Heritage Commission.  Currently under revision for general publication.
 
2010    Annual Report for 1996.  For RIMAP membership.
 
2010    Revolutionary War Forts in Rhode Island Parks.  RIMAP Heritage Trail Guide #1,  Pamphlet. 
 
2010    "The Treatment of Decompression Sickness: An Analysis of procedures successfully employed in the treatment of 113 divers." A 1947 Naval Medical Research Institute Report, transcribed from the Naval War College Archives.  RIMAP Occasional Paper: #1. Originally a RIMAP membership benefit, but now a free download available here: 
 
2009    Rhode Island in the Revolution: Big Happenings in the Smallest Colony:  Part V: The Brown Family Ships 1769-1784.  For RIMAP.
 
2009    Planning, Preservation, and management Plan for Butts Hill Fort, Portsmouth, Rhode Island.  Report to the National Park Service American Battlefield Protection Program. (Released 2010).
 
2009    "The Forgotten Shipsof the Battle of Rhode Island:  Some Unpublished Documents," Rhode Island History.  This essay is copyrighted by that professional journal and reproduction rights are not in RIMAP control. 
 
2008    Continued Archaeological Survey of the Revolutionary War Transport Fleet in Newport Harbour, Rhode Island.  Report to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. 
 
2008    Archaeological Reconnaissance Survey for the Portsmouth Wind Turbine Generator Project, Portsmouth, Rhode Island, Phase 1b Technical Report. [Senior author Kerry Lynch]  Contract report to the Town of Portsmouth, Rhode Island.
 
2008    "Fort Butts in the Battle of Rhode Island," IN Archaeological Reconnaissance... pp. 13-14, Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project.
 
2008    "Fort Butts in the Battle of Rhode Island," IN A Master Plan for Fort Butts, Portsmouth, Rhode Island, Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project with Newport Collaborative Architects.  Report for a Grant from the National Park Service.
 
2008    "Brenton Cove and its Shipwrecks," [with Joseph W. Zarzynski] Pamphlet prepared for archaeological demonstration.
 
2007    Rhode Island in the Revolution:  Part I, The History.  Second Edition.  Report to the National Park Service American Battlefield Protection Program.
 
2007    Rhode Island in the Revolution:  Part II:  The Ships.  Second Edition.  Report to the National Park Service American Battlefield Protection Program.
 
2007    Rhode Island in the Revolution:  Part III, The Land Sites.  Second Edition.  Report to the National Park Service American Battlefield Protection Program.
 
2006    Rhode Island in the Revolution:  Part I, The History.  First Edition.  Report to the National Park Service American Battlefield Protection Program.
 
2006    Rhode Island in the Revolution:  Part II:  The Ships.  First Edition.  Report to the National Park Service American Battlefield Protection Program.
 
2006    Rhode Island in the Revolution:  Big Happenings in the Smallest Colony, Part III:  The Land Sites.  Second Edition.  Report for the National Park Service Battlefield Protection Program.
 
2006    Rhode Island in the Revolution:  Part IV:  Bibliography and Appendices.  First Edition.  Report to the National Park Service American Battlefield Protection Program.
 
2006    Field Report:  The Royal Navy Ships Lost in the Sakonnet River.  Second Edition.  Report to the RI Historical Preservation and Heritage Commission.
 
2006    Survey of the Revolutionary War Transport Fleet, Newport RI.  Report to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
 
2006    Four Heroes of the Revolution in Rhode Island: John Trevett, William Barton, William Taggart, Ethan Allen.  Pamphlet currently under revision.
 
2005    Field Report:  The Royal Navy Ships Lost in the Sakonnet River.  First Edition.  Report to the RI Historical Preservation and Heritage Commission.
 
2005    Rhode Island in the Revolution:  Facts from the Smallest Colony.  Fact Sheet.
 
2004    RIMAP Field Report:  RI 2119: The "GAMMA" or "Barge" Site.  Report to the RI Historical Preservation and Heritage Commission.
 
2004    Shipwrecks of Fort Adams State Park.  RIMAP Pamphlet currently under revision.
 
2004    Rhode Island in the Revolution:  Part III, The Land Sites.  First Edition.  Report to the National Park Service American Battlefield Protection Program.
 
2004    "The Transit of Venus," Editorial, Providence Journal, June 5, p. B7.
 
2003    Annual Report: For the Year 1995.  For RIMAP membership.
 
2002    Field Report:  A Study of the British Frigate HMS LARK.  Report to the RI Historical Preservation and Heritage Commission.
 
2002    "Underwater Archaeology in Rhode Island," International Handbook of Underwater Archaeology, pp. 89-100, New York, Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers.
 
2002    Survey of the Block Island Sewer Outfall.  Contract report to Block Island, Rhode Island.
 
2001    Field Report: For the Year 2000.  Report to the RI Historical Preservation and Heritage Commission.
 
2001    "Newport and Capt. Cook's Ships," Great Circle: The Journal of the Australian Association for Maritime History, Vol. 23, No. 1, pp. 3-20.
 
2000    Naval History and the Submerged Cultural Resources of Rhode Island. Two volumes, for the Naval History Center, Washington, DC.
 
2000    Field Report:  Summary of Research, HMS CERBERUS in 1999 and 2000.  Report to the RI Historical Preservation and Heritage Commission.
 
1999    National Maritime Heritage Projects:  Remote Sensing of LARK, CERBERUS, JUNO, and Studies of the EMPIRE STATE and the Barrington Brickyard Barge.  Report to the National Maritime Heritage Program.
 
1999    "Endeavour and Resolution Revisited:  Newport and Captain James Cook's Vessels," Newport History: Journal of the Newport Historical Society, Vol. 70, Part 1, pp. 1-20.
 
1999    "A Marine Archaeologist Looks at Treasure Salvage," Journal of Maritime Law and Commerce, Vol. 30, No. 2, pp. 261-268.
 
1999    The Maritime Texture of Newport, Rhode Island:  A History and Inventory of the City's Submerged and Near Shore Historic Marine Cultural Resources.  Draft report prepared for RI Historical Preservation and Heritage Commission.  
 
1999    "Historical Discovery in Our Harbor:  Part II,"  Green Light:  Bulletin of the Point Association of Newport, Rhode Island, Summer, p. 17.

1998    "The Rhode Island Ship GEM:  Slaver or Propaganda," [with Joseph W. Zarzynski]  Underwater Archaeology: Proceedings from the Society for Historical Archaeology Conference, pp. 74-78.
 
1998    Recommendations for the Management of the Submerged Cultural Resource Known as "The Newport Navy Hospital Cannon Site".  Report to the RI Historical Preservation and Heritage Commission.
 
1997    Annual Report: For the Year 1994.  For RIMAP membership
 
1996    Annual Report: For the Years 1992-1993 Originally a RIMAP membership benefit, but now a free download available here: 
 
1995    Shipwrecks of Rhode Island Based on Various Published Sources:  An Alphabetical Shipwreck Database.  Report to the RI Historical Preservation and Heritage Commission. Five Volumes.  Compiled by William Fielder and organized and edited by D. K. Abbass.
 
1995    Interim Report[s] to the City of Newport on the Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project, March 31, June 30, September 30, December 31.  Reports to the RI Historical Preservation and Heritage Commission.
 
1993    "Narragansett Bay Shipwreck Project," The Lake George Nautical Newsletter, Vol. 2, No. RIMAP Logo Tiny - Capture.PNG

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