The steamer SS Ozama was built in Scotland in 1881 and was shipwrecked on Cape Romain, South Carolina in 1894. The shipwreck was discovered by Dr. E. Lee Spence, who now owns the wreck under an order of the United States Federal District Court.
The Civil War steamer Georgiana was described in contemporary documents as the most powerful Confederate cruiser. The wreck was discovered in 1965 by Dr. E. Lee Spence, who salvaged over 1,000,000 individual artifacts from the wreck. The blockade runners Mary Bowers, Norseman, and Constance Decimer were all lost by running onto this wreck.DIVE IN > > > Share
A British floating battery, a French warship, and pirates vessels all went down on an April 11. If you are seeing this in a post, other than on Shipwrecks.com, read more about these wrecks and other ships lost on an April 11 at http://shipwrecks.com/shipwrecks-of-april-11/.
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1794: The floating battery, HMS Proselyte, commanded ...DIVE IN > > > Share
Lots of vessels have been shipwrecked on April 2, including the Elizabeth Eleanor and the Jemima lost on the Caicos Reef in 1819, the steamer Greenbriar in 1915, and the freighter David H. Atwater off the U.S. east coast in 1942. If you are seeing this in a post, other than on Shipwrecks.com, read more about these wrecks and other ships lost on an April 2 at http://shipwrecks.com/shipwrecks-of-april-2nd/.
All of these ships had one thing in common, each was shipwrecked on April 1 (April Fool’s Day). But their sinking was no joke. Several carried strategic metals that would now be worth millions. If you are seeing this in a post, other than on Shipwrecks.com, read more about these wrecks and other ships lost on an April 1 at http://shipwrecks.com/shipwrecks-of-april-1/.
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