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The Vrouw Maria Underwater project
28.12.2012: The Vrouw Maria Underwater project 2009 - 2012 has ended and achieved its aims
One of the main aims of the Vrouw Maria Underwater project is to improve the accessibility of the site by methods other than raising the wreck.
Access is increased by means of a fieldwork blog, a virtual simulation and the digitisation of artefacts raised from the wreck. Improving accessibility is particularly important as the wreck of the Vrouw Maria is located in a specially restricted zone in Finland's Archipelago National Park and is also surrounded by a protected area under the Finnish Antiquities Act, which means that no recreational diving to the wreck is permitted.
The aims of the project are: