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From the INA Vault: Clydesdale Plantation wreck

By August 28, 2016February 7th, 2017No Comments

The Clydesdale Plantation wreck was discovered in the fall of 1991 during a survey of the Back River, a secondary channel of the Savannah River. The vessel in the photos was one of 19 derelicts discovered during the survey, along with the remains of numerous 19th-century wharves and buildings.  Visit the Clydesdale Plantation 18th-Century Sloop Excavation webpage to learn more!

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Photos:

Top Left: Project Director Fred Hocker oversees the excavation.

Top Right: The team makes a game plan for the day.

Bottom: Inspecting the newly uncovered fromes and ceiling planking.

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