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After Hours Lecture at VIMS – Then and Now: From colonial ships to a state-of-the art marine research vessel

July 27, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

In 2018, the Virginia Institute of Marine Science welcomed a new, state-of-the-art research vessel, the R/V Virginia. The Virginia is the most modern, most capable marine research vessel in its size class in the U.S. This vessel provides a comparison to the re-created colonial ships docked just miles away at the Jamestown Settlement in Williamsburg. Join us as Hank Mosley from the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation and Durand Ward from VIMS compare navigation methods and research equipment as well as shipboard life from colonial times to today.
This is the June installment of the 2019 After Hours Lecture Series. All After Hours lectures take place at 7:00 pm in Watermen’s Hall on the VIMS campus, 1375 Greate Road, Gloucester Point. Reservations to this free, public lecture are required due to limited space. Visit or call 804-684-7061 to register or to find out more information about this and future After Hours lectures.

Can’t attend in person? The lecture is also offered as a live-streamed webinar. Register for the webinar at


July 27, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Virginia Institute of Marine Science, 1375 Greate Road, Gloucester Point, VA 23062
1201 Greate Rd United States