Roper haul

Our workboat Roper has begun her annual yard period in preparation for the 2014 field season.  Initial report attached, others to follow occasionally,  For a video of last year's haul and fieldwork, compiled by Brendan Burke of LAMP, see

Warm Weather - Blanca, 14Apr2014

Bow by buoyBow by buoyFINALLY!!  After an awful winter of rain, snow and cold, we finally got a decent weekend in the 70s.  Time to go boating!  Isabel rode on the bow as we took Ballena Blanca for her first little trip into the Potomac.  We cruised down to the U-1105 marker buoy (that Capt.

IMH and BAREG on U-1105 wreck

If weather and luck are kind, BAREG and IMH will deploy the mooring buoy on the U-1105 on 12 April as we do every year to support the Maryland Historical Trust and the Naval History & Heritage Command.  Once the buoy is on, the site is open to the public for diving.  As a reminder to divers who are new to the site, the U-1105 is an Historic Shipwreck Preserve and is protected by federal and state law.  Do not disturb, move, or remove anything on the site.


2014 fieldwork plans

Reedville - Blanca, 05Feb2014

rfm_signrfm_signLast Saturday we took a trip to Reedville, Virginia, to visit the Reedville Fishermen's Museum there.

Ballena Blanca Rides Again! - Blanca, 14Jan2014

comingtopiercomingtopierFor the first time in probably more than 25 years, Ballena Blanca moved under her own power, from the slip to the fuel pier to take on diesel, then for a 20 minute jaunt around Herring Creek.


2014 newsletter

The attached newsletter summarizes events in 2013 and plans for 2014.

Battle of the Atlantic Research and Expedition Group

IMH is pleased and proud to welcome the Battle of the Atlantic Research and Expedition Group as an affiliate organization.  The Group is focused on studying the history of the Battle of the Atlantic in both World Wars, and assessing the physical remains of those battles along the Atlantic coast.  We will share assets, fieldwork, information, and membership.

2013 FIELDWORK: st Mary's River oyster reef

Please see attached .pdf report

2013 fieldwork: Quantico

Please see attached .pdf report

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