Wayne Abrahamson graduated with a B.A. in Anthropology from San Diego State University upon his retirement from the U.S. Navy after 24 years of service. While in the navy he was qualified as a PADI Dive-master, NAUI Master Diver, and received his Private Pilot's License. He is currently working on the second Emanuel Point Project (EPM #17), teaching Shipwreck Archaeology (on-line), and writing his thesis on a 19th-Century steamship in Seminole, Alabama. His main interests are working with other people and the trade route between Spain and the Philippines during the Age of Exploration. Degree and focus: Anthropology, Maritime.