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The Discovery of Three Shipwrecks
Learn about recently discovered historic shipwrecks that influenced the course of U.S. history by Dr. James Delgado, Senior Vice President, SEARCH, Inc. and former Director of Maritime Heritage, National Marine Sanctuaries Program, NOAA
To quote from Dr. Delgado, “In 2012, oil and gas exploration off the Louisiana and Texas coasts discovered what appeared to be three shipwrecks in more than 4000 feet of water. In two follow up missions, archaeologists, marine biologists, oceanographers and other scientists used deep sea robots to explore, map and conduct a limited archaeological excavation of one wreck, which may be a wooden-hulled armed schooner from the early 1800s. The project team broadcast its work live via the Internet to a global audience of millions. They alsoView more
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