Seán Francis McGRAIL

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1928-05-05
Education Univ of Bristol (Harry Crook scholar, BA), Inst of Archaeology Univ of London (PhD), Campion Hall Oxford (MA), Univ of Oxford (DSc)
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Style Prof Seán McGrail, FSA
Career RN: cadet to Lt Cdr (qualified as Master Mariner) 1946-68, pilot Fleet Air Arm 1952-68 (cmd 849 Sqdn 1962-63); Nat Maritime Museum: asst keeper (archaeology) Dept of Ships 1972, head Dept of Archaeology of Ships 1973-76, chief archaeologist and head Archaeological Research Centre 1976-86 (dep keeper 1976-80, keeper 1980-86); prof of maritime archaeology Inst of Archaeology Univ of Oxford 1986-93 (currently prof emeritus); visiting prof: Univ of Southampton 1991-, Danish Nat Museum's Centre for Maritime Archaeology Roskilde 1994, Centre for Maritime Studies Univ of Haifa Israel 1995; memb Cncl: Prehistoric Soc 1980-83, Soc of Antiquaries 1983-86; memb: Dept of Nat Heritage Advsy Ctee on Historic Wrecks 1975-98, Wardour Catholic Cemetery Tst 1976- (treas 1999-), Exec Ctee Mary Rose Tst 1980-86, Egyptian Antiques Orgn's Ctee on Establishment of a Nat Maritime Museum in Alexandria 1985-86, Academic Advsy Ctee of States of Guernsey Ancient Monuments Ctee 1985-, Editorial Bd Mary Rose Tst 1998-2002 and 2004-; vice-chm Tst for Preservation of Oxford Coll Barges 1987-93; excavations on prehistoric and medieval sites (Norway, Denmark, Orkney, Ireland, Britain) 1974-, maritime ethnographic fieldwork Bangladesh and India 1994-2001; FSA 1981, MIFA 1983
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

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Debrett's notebooks

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