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Shipwreck Artifact Databases

Requested from NatMu by D. Arcega at 08:07 PM on Aug 16, 2021.
Purpose: Graduate research
Date of Coverage: 01/01/1300 - 01/01/1500
Tracking no: #NatMu-141928243893

Arcega 08:07 PM, Aug 16, 2021

May I request for inventory records or artifact databases for the following trade ships:
1.	Shipwrecks dated to the 14th century 
2.	Shipwrecks dated to the 15th century (such as Lena, Pandanan, Sta. Cruz etc.)
3.	Shipwrecks dated to the 16th century (such as Española, etc.)
At the very least, I would need the description of each artifact and their places of origin.

Officer 10:56 AM, Sep 07, 2021

Dear Mr. Arcega,

Greetings from the National Museum of the Phillippines!

Please note that your request had been processed through a different channel. Kindly wait for the reply of our senior museum researcher from the Maritime and Underwater Cultural Heritage (MUCHD).

Thank you.


Sarah Sy
FOI Officer

Garcia 03:04 PM, Sep 07, 2021

September 7, 2021

Dear Dean Anthony,

Thank you for your request dated Aug 16, 2021 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for Shipwreck Artifact Databases.

We received your request on Aug 16, 2021 and will respond on or before Sep 06, 2021 08:07:12 PM, in accordance with the Executive Order's implementing rules and regulations.

Should you have any questions regarding your request, kindly contact me using the reply function on the eFOI portal at, for request with ticket number #NatMu-141928243893.

Thank you.


John Earnest Garcia
FOI Officer

Inovero 03:09 PM, Sep 07, 2021

September 7, 2021

Dear Dean Anthony Arcega,


Thank you for your request dated Aug 16, 2021 08:07:12 PM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your Request

You asked for Shipwreck Artifact Databases.

Response to Request

Your FOI request has been processed via a different channel and was directly coordinated through our Maritime and Underwater Cultural Heritage Division (MUCHD).

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Thank you.


Lauro B. Inovero
FOI Receiving Officer

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