Researchers probe 200-year-old shipwreck found off the coast of Texas
GALVESTON, TX — Scientists and biologists are getting a close up look at a 200-year-old sunken ship discovered off the coast of Galveston, Texas.
The vessel was originally located by Shell Oil during a survey, but now it is in the hands of scientists who are collecting artifacts and attempting to weave a story about the ship’s origin and mission.
Some of the findings include several canons, a telescope, a book and medicine bottles believed to be filled with ginger.
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