Researcher of the nao "San Juan"
29 / 07 / 2019

The exhibition on the whale ship "San Juan" of the Biarritz Media Library ended on July 27. Now his main piece, the model made in 1/4 scale, comes to Gordailua. The discovery of the remains of that whale boat in Canada's waters was a huge advance in research on whaling in the Basque Country.
A few days before the return of the model, Manu Izagirre, underwater archeologist and heritage technician of the Department of Culture, who collaborated in the investigation of the San Juan, as well as in many other works of recovery of the archaeological, historical and ethnographic heritage has passed away . Rest in peace.