Within the early Eighties the writer was once requested to enquire the newly came across destroy of the Xantho, an iron screw steamship lively off the Australian coast in the course of the interval 1848 to 1872, and to boost a method to forestall the looting that used to be taking place on the website. This rather trouble-free task became a long term learn software for utilizing maritime archaeology to the conservation of iron-hulled wrecks.
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