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The Shipwreck Puzzle
Video courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, Gulf of Mexico 2017. Download larger version (mp4, 40.1 MB).

Based on our preliminary analysis of the artifacts, the hull form, fasteners, and rigging elements, that the ship likely post-dates 1830 to perhaps mid-century. It likely was a square-rigged ship with three masts and was a heavily constructed merchant ship, built for long ocean voyages and carrying bulk cargo.

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