Ref my post about a piece of ships timber from the late 18th Century
which I found on the beach.
The timber has now been identified as English Oak by Dr. Andy Pitman at
Bucks Chiltern College. The dark colouration is probably due to the
And an interesting postscript: yesterday my wife and I found another
large piece of what looks to be part of the same wreck. The same wood
and the same copper/bronze pins make me think it is from the same wreck.
Looks like something may have been disturbed on the seabed and more
bits and pieces may show up.
Thanks for all the input from you guys.