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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP28 Aug 2019 1:06 p.m. PST

"An international team of researchers has discovered an intact shipwreck from the late 15th, early 16th century in the Baltic Sea. Nursed in the cold bosom of the Baltic, the ship is in exceptional condition and has a solid claim to being the best preserved Early Modern Period shipwreck to be discovered in our times.

The shipwreck was first spotted as a blip on a side-scan sonar in 2009 during a survey the Swedish Maritime Administration. The anomaly on the seafloor was noted as a likely shipwreck which is not surprising as the cold Baltic is full of them; it wasn't pursued further at the time. Earlier this year that blip took more concrete form when a robotic camera dispatched by commercial seabed surveying firm MMT to investigate a potential undersea route for the Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline captured video of a wooden ship…"

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Major General Stanley28 Aug 2019 3:44 p.m. PST

Great typo!

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP29 Aug 2019 12:05 p.m. PST

Glad you like it my friend!.


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