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Mysterious Shipwreck Washes Onto Alabama Shore, Believed to Be From Civil War


Science & Tech  (tags: history, archaeology, discovery, interesting )

Marty
- 589 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Hurricane Isaac has washed the remains of a blockade-runner vessel onto the shores of an Alabama beach, and many believe it could be a Civil War-era vessel, dating to 1862, according to the Birmingham News.



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Jason S. (57)
Wednesday September 5, 2012, 4:41 pm
thanks
 

Pat B. (351)
Wednesday September 5, 2012, 5:24 pm
How fascinating.! I wish that I were there, I'd go and take a peek at it. I find that era very educational for me, I enjoyed reading this post. Thank you, Marty.
 

Roger Garin-michaud (60)
Thursday September 6, 2012, 12:48 pm
noted thanks !
 

Rosie Lopez (73)
Thursday September 6, 2012, 1:12 pm
thanks for sharing
 

Allan Yorkowitz (461)
Thursday September 6, 2012, 2:39 pm
The amazing finds the sea periodically gives up are amazing. Thanks for the article.
 

Tal H. (8)
Thursday September 6, 2012, 6:06 pm
Thanks for the share!
 

Nimue P. (195)
Thursday September 6, 2012, 7:51 pm
Noted.
 

Brad Kraus (6)
Friday September 7, 2012, 3:39 pm
The sea gives, the sea takes away...
 

Bonita Annis (20)
Saturday September 8, 2012, 4:56 am
Neat story...Noted..
 

Christopher Fowler (84)
Saturday September 8, 2012, 3:59 pm
The ship in question is not at all from the civil war. It is a 1930's schooner that ran aground in an earlier storm (Hugo, if I recall correctly). She has been buried and unburied by storms since then, at least 3 times.
 

John B. (215)
Saturday September 8, 2012, 5:33 pm
Thanks Marty for the article by Eric Pfeiffer and the very interesting video report. Read, viewed and noted.
 

Azmi Timur (0)
Sunday September 9, 2012, 2:48 am
Thanks for sharing.
 

Bob P. (417)
Sunday September 9, 2012, 3:40 am
thanks
 

Fred Krohn (34)
Sunday September 9, 2012, 2:21 pm
I wonder if the CSA would have used Hunley class subs as blockade runners if the first one hadn't sunk after sinking a Union blockade ship?
 

Tal H. (8)
Sunday September 9, 2012, 6:23 pm
Thanks for the share
 

Mary Donnelly (44)
Sunday September 9, 2012, 6:54 pm
Thanks Marty. Are there not tests which historians/scientists could use to discover the facts?
 

Terry King (108)
Sunday September 9, 2012, 8:32 pm
Pretty cool!
 

Dolly Navina L. (2)
Sunday September 9, 2012, 9:00 pm
Thank you !
 

(0)
Sunday September 9, 2012, 11:15 pm
the ocean is full of hidden treasures
 

Rin S. (10)
Monday September 10, 2012, 4:51 am
Fascinating! Thank you. Noted.
 

Dan(iel)) M. (24)
Monday September 10, 2012, 5:12 am
Interesting ! Thanks for posting.
 

Kerrie G. (135)
Monday September 10, 2012, 6:24 am
Noted, thanks.
 

Barbara Goheen (0)
Monday September 10, 2012, 8:58 am
Interesting story. Great pics. Thanks.
 

Reuben Ng (1)
Tuesday September 11, 2012, 10:16 am
Noted!
 

Sue Matheson (62)
Monday September 17, 2012, 3:51 pm
interesting thanks.
 
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