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Marine Archaeology and Exploration

Since 1996 Rovarch has provided clients nationwide and worldwide with cost-effective practical solutions and professional marine archaeological services.


Rovarch has played a key role in some of the most important and controversial shipwrecks in the world.



Rovarch has worked with a variety of clients both nationwide and worldwide.

Pioneering in the field of deep-water marine archaeology, exploration and salvage

Bow of the WWII  cargo vessel SS Gairsoppa    © Odyssey Marine Exploration

Bow of the WWI cargo passenger ship SS Mantola      © Odyssey Marine Exploration

Bow of  WWII German submarine U-326    © Odyssey Marine Exploration

Entering the manned-submersible Johnson-Sea Link 1   © Odyssey Marine Exploration

Rovarch is a pioneering and world leading marine archaeology and exploration consultancy. Based in St Andrews, Scotland, Rovarch specialises in research, planning and execution of deep-water shipwreck archaeological and salvage investigations worldwide.


Neil Cunningham Dobson  

Director and marine archaeologist

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