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Shipwrecks of May 22

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Shipwrecks of May 22

If they weren’t completely removed after the war, I think the four steamers sunk to block the mouth of the Yazoo River during the Civil War would be an interesting project. But others might be more interested in the French destroyer L’Adroit, which was sunk in shallow water near Dunkirk on the coast of France, as she may have carried a fortune in gold.

Today’s Shipwrecks™

May 22

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Shipwrecks of April 23

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Shipwrecks of April 23

Among the ship’s lost on April 23 were brigs, ships and barks. And, at least one yet to be discovered German submarine, which still has a cargo of gold bars on board.

Today’s Shipwrecks™

April 23

compiled and edited by Dr. E. Lee Spence

1806: The Cyrus, Captain Horton, bound from Havana to Philadelphia, was lost April 23, 1806, “on the Bahamas.”

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