Thursday, July 01, 2010

Archeologists Explore Mysterious, Century-Old Key Largo Shipwreck

Courtesy of My Fox Orlando:

Archeologists have spent the last week diving off Key Largo to try and determine the origin of a century-old shipwreck.

Researchers with the Maritime Archaeological and Historical Society in Washington were expected to finish documenting the wreck on Saturday.

The society's board president says the ship is likely a barge because of its lack of motorized parts.

Brenda Altmeier, of the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, says remains of cement sampled in 2008 date to the mid-1800s.

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