Nick DeLong

Maritime Archaeologist

Email: nelsond@clemson.edu
Office: 843-730-5090


Education:
M.A., Maritime Archaeology, Maritime Studies Program, East Carolina University, 2015

B.A., History, Graceland University, 2011

Responsibilities:
Nick has worked on submerged archaeological projects all along the East Coast, as well as in the Great Lakes and the Gulf of Mexico. His Master’s research focused on the artifact assemblage recovered from a War of 1812 Flotilla vessel that operated in the Chesapeake Bay. Following his completion of his Master’s Program, he worked on a collaborative project with BOEM and NOAA to survey windfarm lease areas off the coast of North Carolina’s Outer Banks. Nick then spent two years in the private sector working as a Nautical Archaeologist for the Cultural Resource Management firm R. Christopher Goodwin & Associates, Inc. His underwater archaeological experience ranges from work on nineteenth century sailing vessels in the inland waters of North Carolina, Civil War vessels in Charleston Harbor, to Blackbeard’s Queen Anne’s Revenge. Nick specializes in artifact documentation, ship construction, and material culture analyses.

Research interest:
Artifact documentation, 3D documentation and modeling, ship construction, and naval archaeology.

Publications:
DeLong, Nicholas
2018    Finding Isabel, article in Connecticut Explored, Vol. 16, No. 2. Hartford, CT.

Schmidt, James S., Kathryn A Ryber, Benjamin C. Wells, and Nicholas J. DeLong
2017    Bay State Wind Offshore Wind Farm Construction and Operations Plan Cultural Resources Survey Plan Outer Continental Shelf, Official Protraction Areas Providence NK 19- 07 and Block Island Shelf NK 19-10 Lease Number OCS-A-0500-Draft Report. Prepared for Tetra Tech, Inc., by R. Christopher Goodwin & Associates, Inc.

Schmidt, James S., Kathryn A. Ryberg, Benjamin C. Wells, Nicholas DeLong, R. Christopher Goodwin, Martha Williams, Gregg Brooks, and Rebekka Larson
2017 Phase I Submerged Cultural Resources Analyses for the Port Arthur Pipeline-Louisiana Connector Project Jefferson County, Sabine Lake, Texas, Draft Report. Prepared for Port Arthur Pipeline, LLC, by R. Christopher Goodwin & Associates, Inc.

Schmidt, James S., Kathryn A. Ryberg, R. Christopher Goodwin, Benjamin C. Wells, and Nicholas J. DeLong
2017    Geophysical/Cultural Resource Survey To Support Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company’s Offshore Raritan Bay Loop Natural Gas Pipeline Expansion New Jersey And New York State Waters; Williams Partners LP. Prepared for Williams Partners LP, by R. Christopher Goodwin & Associates, Inc.

Schmidt, James S., Kathryn A. Ryberg, R. Christopher Goodwin, Benjamin C. Wells, and Nicholas J. DeLong
2017    Geophysical/Cultural Resource Survey To Support Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company’s Offshore Raritan Bay Loop Natural Gas Pipeline Expansion New York And New Jersey State Waters; Williams Partners LP. Prepared for Williams Partners LP, by R. Christopher Goodwin & Associates, Inc.

Carrier, Brandi, Nick DeLong, William Hoffman, Joseph Hoyt, and Will Sassorossie
2017    North Carolina Collaborative Archaeological Survey: Kitty Hawk Wind Energy Area. Prepared Collaboratively under BOEM and NOAA, Sterling, VA.

Nelson-DeLong, Nicholas
2015    War on the Chesapeake: Artifact Analysis of a War of 1812 Flotilla Ship. Master’s Thesis, Department of History, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC.

Certifications:
Nick is an AAUS scientific diver, PADI Divemaster, TDI Technical Diver, and TDI Surface Supplied Diver.