Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Ten Greatest Shipwreck Discoveries-- Part 1 HMS Mary Rose

From the September 8, 2014, Telegraph (UK) by Nick Allen.

RMS TITANIC-- Discovered 1985

HMS MARY ROSE--  1971.  Salvaged in 1982, sank in the 1500s.

TERRA NOVA--  Sank 1942, discovered 2012.  Took Robert Falcon Scott on his South Pole expedition.

VASA--  Sweden.  Sank on its maiden voyage in 1628.  Found in the 1950s.  Now housed in a Swedish museum.

SANTA MARGARITA--  Spanish galleon sunk off Florida.  Found in 1980 with huge treasure aboard.


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