Cultural Preservation and Restoration

Restoration of Historic Military Collections


  • HM Sloop DeBraak, Dover, DE - Archaeological Shipwreck

The HM Sloop DeBraak was a British ship that sank off the coast of Delaware in the late 18th century. CPR provided condition assessments and conservation treatments for many of the artifacts including fourteen cannons/carronades, hundreds of cannon balls, over a thousand grapeshot, and three anchors. These pictures show the conservation of a cannon including interior corrosion, and recovery of the wadding, powder bag, and cannonball.



  • French field gun, Norfolk, CT




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