cjg225 wrote:Fascinating. I wonder why it wasn't recovered at the time.
I also wonder how it so suddenly presented itself.
Moose135 wrote:Recovery likely wasn't a high priority in the middle of a war. The crew survived, and they probably stripped anything of use from it at the time. Tides must have deposited enough sand to cover it, and over time, moved enough of that sand for it to become visible again. I'm always reading stories of old shipwrecks along the Atlantic Ocean beaches that reappear after storms, and which are soon covered up again.
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