Emanuel Point 3
Place: Pensacola Bay
Description of Wreck
This site found in the summer of 2016, this is the third a number of shipwrecks lost in 1559 by D. Tristán de Luna, during an attempt to start a colony Florida.
Its study is underway by a team from the University of West Florida, under the direction of Dr. Greg Cook.
Cook, G., 2009, “Luna’s Ships: Current Excavation on Emanuel Point II and Preliminary
Comparisons with the First Emanuel Point Shipwreck,” The Florida Anthropologist 62.3-4: 93–
Gifford, M., 2008, Everything Is Ballast: An Examination of Ballast Related Practices and
Ballast Stones from the Emanuel Point Shipwrecks. Master’s Thesis, University of West Florida,
Sorset, S., 2013, A Comparison of Ceramics from the Padre Island and Emanuel Point
Shipwrecks. Master’s Thesis, University of West Florida, Pensacola.