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

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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. (50)
Wednesday September 5, 2012, 4:41 pm

Pat B. (357)
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 (134)
Thursday September 6, 2012, 12:48 pm
noted thanks !

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

. (0)
Thursday September 6, 2012, 2:39 pm
The amazing finds the sea periodically gives up are amazing. Thanks for the article.

Tal H. (10)
Thursday September 6, 2012, 6:06 pm
Thanks for the share!

Nimue Pendragon (323)
Thursday September 6, 2012, 7:51 pm

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. (194)
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. (414)
Sunday September 9, 2012, 3:40 am

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. (10)
Sunday September 9, 2012, 6:23 pm
Thanks for the share

Mary Donnelly (47)
Sunday September 9, 2012, 6:54 pm
Thanks Marty. Are there not tests which historians/scientists could use to discover the facts?

Terry King (112)
Sunday September 9, 2012, 8:32 pm
Pretty cool!

Dolly Navina L. (3)
Sunday September 9, 2012, 9:00 pm
Thank you !

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. (25)
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

Sue Matheson (79)
Monday September 17, 2012, 3:51 pm
interesting thanks.
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