Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Once Again Texas Leads the Way

Archaeologists identify sunken 1681 Spanish shipwreck off Panamanian coast: A colonial Spanish nao, or merchant ship, Encarnación was one of several ships that sank in 1681 when a storm engulfed the Tierra Firme fleet en route to Portobelo, Panama from Cartagena, Colombia. Frederick “Fritz” Hanselmann, research faculty and chief underwater archaeologist with The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment at Texas State University, leads the research team.

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