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On the shore of Florida from the ocean carried fragments of a ship of the 18th century

on Sat Mar 31, 2018 3:09 pm
In the state of Florida (USA) on the beach of the resort Ponte Vedra Beach from the ocean carried a 15-meter fragment of the ship, which dates back to the 18th century.

CBS47 informs about this.

The locals Julia Turner and her eight-year-old son discovered fragments during the morning walk. At first they thought that fragments were parts of the fence, but later it became clear that the find is an artifact.

"This piece of history came down to the coast in Ponte Vedra Beach! A local antique writer says the ship's body probably dates from the 18th century. You can even see the Roman figures engraved in the tree", - told Turner.

According to researchers, the fragment of the ship is well preserved, for years lay in the sand at the bottom. They also assume that the whole ship was first encased with copper, the remains of which were found on the excavation.

Researchers from the Marine Museum have measured and photographed fragments. On the basis of the collected material, they plan to recreate the 3D model of the ship.  In Ukrainian/український
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