In addition to the authors of this report, staff of the Pensacola Shipwreck Survey included Gigi Bertsch Naggatz, Charles Hughson, Jeff Lockwood, Amy Mitchell, and Michael Williamson. Participants of the 1993 University of West Florida field school included Janet Bancroft, Stuart Derrow, Sandra Johnson, Sheryl Kennedy, Bill Kerr, Shea McLean, Kyle Mueller, Beth Padgett, Monti Sommer, Greg Townsend, and Debra Wells. Graduate student interns who worked on the Emanuel Point Ship included Stuart Derrow (East Carolina University), David Pugh (University of West Florida), Michael Scafuri (Texas A&M University), Jinky Smalley (East Carolina University), Clifford Smith (University of South Florida), and Debra Wells (University of West Florida). The latter two chose to write their masters theses on topics related to the shipwreck. Individuals who generously donated their efforts as volunteers on the project included Gigi Bertsch, David Breetzke, Daniel Brimmer, Ashley Chapman, J. Cozzi, Jonathan Decker, Harv Dickey, E. L. Franklin, Glenn Grimm, John Ireton; Davis Janowski, Chuck Lapp, Alexandra Lee, Joseph Neville, Harvey Oyer, David Pugh, Martha Riddlehoover, KC Smith, Monti Sommer, Debra Wells, Brian Yates, Rudy Vizsla, and Terry Vose.
The authors wish to thank George Percy, Director of the Florida Division of Historic Resources, and Dr. James Miller, Chief of the Bureau of Archaeological Research, for their guidance and support. Equally important was the assistance of Mable Revell, Carolyn Moore, Jim Dunbar, Robert Vickery, and other Bureau staff, including John Hann of San Luis Archaeological and Historic Site, Herb Bump and James Levy of the Research and Conservation Laboratory, and especially photographer Roy Lett. Crucial to the project were the participation and support of John Daniels, Tom Muir, Dora Johnson, and the staff of the Historic Pensacola Preservation Board. Throughout the research, Dr. Judy Bense, Margo Stringfield, and Steven Mitchell of the Institute of Archaeology at the University of West Florida supplied essential aid and advice at critical intervals.
Professional input and assistance were provided by Christopher Amer, South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology; Dr. Philip Armitage; Barto Arnold, Texas Historical Commission; George Avery, University of Florida; Barry Baker, Texas A&M University; Robert Bell, Redell Akins, and staff of the Florida Department of State Graphics Lab; J. Earle Bowden and staff of the Pensacola News Journal; Daniel Brimmer, Emerald Coast X-Ray; Shirley and Ted Brown, Gary Bryan and staff of Brown Marine Services, Inc.; John de Bry, Center for Historical Archaeology; Frank Cantelas, East Carolina University; Walter Cardona Bonet; Earl Caudell, Caudell Associates; Carl Clausen; Captain Jeff Clopton; Dr. William Coker, University of West Florida; David J. Cooper, State Historical Society of Wisconsin; J. Cozzi, Texas A&M University; Dr. Alan Craig, Florida Atlantic University; Caleb Curren, Pensacola Archaeology Lab; Dr. Kathleen Deagan and Maurice Williams, Florida Museum of Natural History; Dr. Dean Debolt, Pace Library, University of West Florida; Cdr. Jeff Devonchik, Adm. Kihune, and Lt. Sam Black, Pensacola Naval Air Station; Foster Dickard, Champion International; Major Calvin Dixon, and the staff of Florida Marine Patrol District 11; Alan Drouin, A&A Research; Thomas Dykstra and Dr. Philip Koehler, Department of Entomology and Nematology, University of Florida; Marianne Franklin and John Morris, Southern Oceans Archaeological Research; Fred Gaske and Robert Taylor of the Florida Bureau of Historic Preservation; Robert Grenier and Brad Loewen, Parks Canada; Dr. Donny Hamilton, Texas A&M University; Victor Henry, DVM; Dr. Paul Hoffman, Louisiana State University; John Ireton; Paula Jenkins and Daphne Hills, The Natural History Museum, London; Sandra Johnson, Pensacola Historical Society; Bill Kaczor, The Associated Press; Dr. John Kleeberg and Dr. Alan Stahl, American Numismatic Society; Dr. Donald Keith and Denise Lakey, Ships of Discovery; James Ladd; Cathy Laird and Sandra Windham, Fiesta of Five Flags Association, Inc.; Allessandro López Pérez, CARISUB of Cuba; Dr. Pilar Luna and John Joseph Temple, Institute of Anthropology and History, Mexico City; Don McMahon, McMahon and Associates; Corey Malcom and David Moore, Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Society; John Maseman, South Florida Conservation Center; Dr. Ralph Meldahl, Auburn University; Larry Murphy and Mathew Russell, National Park Service Submerged Cultural Resource Unit; Jeffrey Naggatz; Dr. Lee Newsom, Southern Illinois University; Tom Oertling; Dr. Stephen Pollock and Dennis Bratten, University of Southern Maine, Anna Lee Presley, Texas A&M University; Dr. Al Riddlehoover; Joe Simmons; June Swan, M.B.E.; and Bonnie C. Yates, National Fish and Wildlife Forensics Laboratory.
Research funding was, in part, provided by the Florida Coastal Zone Management
Program with funds from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
In addition to constant support from the Florida Division of Historical Resources, Bureau
of Archaeological Research, funding assistance was also obtained through a historic
preservation grant provided to Historic Pensacola, Inc., and a legislative appropriation from monies collected by the Florida Department of Commerce from sales of Quincentenary auto tags. Sponsorship of graduate student internships and two summer lecture series was generously provided by the Fiesta of Five Flags Association, Inc. Additional funding for artifact analysis and conservation, and the production of this report was provided by the City of Pensacola, Historic Pensacola, Inc., Pensacola Maritime Preservation Society, Fiesta of Five Flags Association, Inc., and the University of West Florida.
Additional support for the research was obtained from Basic Chemicals Inc.; Bell Steel Company; Bogan Supply Company, Inc.; Brown Marine Service, Inc.; Building Supply Center; Byfield Marine Supply; E&B Boatgear Discount Marine; Emerald Coast X-ray; Florida Drum Company, Inc.; Gulf Coast Dive Pros, Inc.; Gulf Power Company; Johnson Supply Company; Killinger Marine, Inc.; Lamar Advertising Company; Licon, Inc.; Monsanto Company; Pensacola Hardware Company; Pensacola Rubber and Gasket Company; Pitt Slip Marina; Renfroe Pecan Company; Soule Marine Enterprises, Inc.; Subway Sandwiches & Salads; SunBank of West Florida; T-Square Reprographics; and The Boat.
The authors would also like to acknowledge the involvement of the Gulf Breeze Historical Society, Gulf Coast Dive Pros, Inc., Gulf Power Company, Pensacola Archaeological Society, Pensacola Historical Society, Pensacola Welcome and Information Center, and Pensacola Yacht Club in helping to host the Fiesta of Five Flags summer lectures series, which featured several prominent speakers in the field of marine archaeology.
Text, graphics layout, and cover were composed by Redell Akins. The cover was
adapted from a chart of the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean from an anonymous
atlas, c. 1540 (in Cummins, et al. 1971:plate 54).