The ballast mound of a wooden-hulled shipwreck found off Black Rock during the 2004 survey.

Testing in 2006 near the ballast mound revealed the ship’s frames, copper sheathing, a possible pump well and master frame, and a longitudinal stringer. In 2008 the test excavation will be expanded in an effort to confirm the master frame and locate the ends of the ship to determine its probable length. Image courtesy Donald H. Keith, James Hunter, The Search for Trouvadore 2008, NOAA-OER.

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The Search for Trouvadore 2008

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