Newport ship remains displayed in Wales

Pieces of the 15th century ship discovered in 2002 on the River Usk went on display recently at Unit 22, Maesglas Industrial Estate in Newport, South Wales. Timbers from the ship are being removed individually from the site with hopes of future restoration.

The timbers from the ship are in such delicate condition that experts may need to freeze dry the wood to remove iron oxide from the timbers to stop them corroding. Charles Ferris of Friends of the Newport Ship hopes that actual restoration may begin within the next five years.