13th century shipwreck is Vietnam’s oldest

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It turns out that the 13th century shipwreck reported last week is Vietnam’s oldest.

Source: Vietnam Net 20130701

Source: Vietnam Net 20130701

The 700-year-old wreck in pictures
Vietnam Net, 01 July 2013

For the first time Vietnamese experts have excavated the shipwreck dating b ack to the 13th century. This is the oldest wreck in Vietnam waters. The ship has a unique structure, which is rarely seen in the world,” said Dr. Pham Quoc Quan, former director of the Vietnam National Museum of History.

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