Ship found in Capiz may be less than 250 years old: team

Shipwreck found off Roxas City in Central Philippines may not be a (Spanish?) galleon as originally thought, according to national underwater archaeologists.

2 June 2006 (Sun.Star Iloilo) – Shipwreck found off Roxas City in Central Philippines may not be a (Spanish?) galleon as originally thought, according to national underwater archaeologists.

Ship found in Capiz may be less than 250 years old: team

ROXAS CITY — An exploration group from the National Museum on Thursday ruled that the ship wreckage is not that of a galleon based on the artifacts and objects retrieved from its area.

He added, “But it is still premature to conclude kasi marami pang basis na isa-ilalim ang mga makukuha doon sa ilalim bago tayo maka-conclude (But it’s too early to conclude because there are some bases that need to considered).”


Related Books:
Lost at Sea: The Strange Route of the Lena Shoal Junk
Shipwrecks and Sunken Treasure in Southeast Asia by T. Wells

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Author: Noel Tan

Dr Noel Hidalgo Tan is the Senior Specialist in Archaeology at SEAMEO-SPAFA, the Southeast Asian Regional Centre for Archaelogy and Fine Arts.

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