Ales and Ideas: Shipwreck Archeology – The Beeswax, the Search Continues


January 5, 2023    
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Fort George Brewery
1483 Duane Street, Astoria, OR, 97103

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Join Clatsop Community College and Fort George Brewery for January’s Ales & Ideas Lecture on Thursday, Jan. 5th, 2023 at 7pm featuring CCC instructor Chris Dewey presenting on Shipwreck Archeology: The Beeswax, the Search Continues. Chris Dewey will discuss the story of the Manila galleon trade, the recovery of timbers and other artifacts that are likely from a Spanish galleon on the Oregon Coast, and the continuing search for the remainder of the shipwreck.

Chris Dewey, a retired Naval Officer and the founder of the Maritime Archaeological Society, is the Shipwreck Archaeology instructor at Clatsop Community College. He holds a master’s degree in maritime archaeology from the University of West Florida and a master’s degree in business management from Troy University. He is listed on the Register of Professional Archaeologists and is a Secretary of the Interior and Oregon State qualified archaeologist.