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Shipwrecks of Note

Yet another item in the news you will read nowhere else.

Ulu Burun..........1316BC................copper ingots and pottery found in wreckage

White Ship..........1120.............King Henry I�s son lost, causing crisis of succession

Mary Rose..........1545............................sunk during battle with the French

Atocha.............1622.........sank off Florida; $400 million in silver and coins found

Wydah.............1717.............................pirate ship wrecked off Cape Cod

Lady of the Lake.....1833.............struck iceberg sailing England to Quebec; 215 lost

Sultana.............1865...........boiler exploded on Mississippi steamboat; 1,547 died

Yongala.............1911..........hit by a cyclone; racehorse and prize bull among dead

Titanic.............1912.......................largest passenger steamshtip in the world, collided with iceberg on maiden voyage, killing 1,517

DIBELS ........2002- 200_............................millions of K-3 children maimed by a corrupt and overwheening ship of state

— staff
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2008-07-28


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