Wreck of Capt. Morgan's Pirate Ship Found, Archaeologists Say

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    A team of U.S. archaeologists study the wreckage of a ship they believe to be part of pirate captain Henry Morgan's lost vessel. The dive team discovered approximately 52x22 feet of the starboard side of a 17th century wooden ship hull and a series of unopened cargo boxes and chests encrusted in coral.

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    Wreck of Capt. Morgan's Pirate Ship Found, Archaeologists Say - FoxNews.com
     
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    I like these discoveries. Very exciting and intriguing.
    Cargo boxes and chests. This could get very interesting. :thup:
     
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    Cool some more coins will be on the market soon
     
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    the sea is always the new fontier.....i love these things too, you just never know what is in there....
     
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    o but the coins are not the most important part...when they find china etc...the daily things of life on the sunken ships
     
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    Coins? We want rum!

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    I have a friend who while fishing spotted an old suitcase. He managed to retrieve it and drag it to his car as it was very heavy. He said he looked around to see if he was being watched, jumped in his car and sped home. Once night came, he sneaked out and managed to heave the treasure down to his basement whilst nobody was aware...he opened it and it was full of sand! He was so certain he hit pay dirt. :razz:

    This Captain Morgan find is cool. I love this stuff.
     
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    I love these hidden archeological peeks into the past! Imagine just touching a flask of oil or a piece of jewelry from hundreds of years ago! So exciting... I'm anxious to learn what they discover from this.
     
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    I agree. I find this stuff just so interesting.

    Hope they find all kinds of good stuff on that ship. HOpe it is Morgans.
     
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    beat me to it.
     

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