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

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.

The Thursday Talk program is reoccurring community lecture series every Thursday, October through May. Thank you to our 2023 Partners –

  • 1st Thursdays – Ales & Ideas w/ Clatsop Community College
  • 2nd Thursdays – Wit & Wisdom w/ Philosofarian
  • 3rd Thursdays – Thursday Night Talk w/ Clatsop County Historical Society
  • 4th Thursdays – Nature Matters w/ Lewis & Clark National Parks, National ParksService, and North Coast Watershed Association

WHERE: Fort George Brewery, 1483 Duane St Astoria, OR 97103 Map