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Archaeologists in South Africa have found the long-lost wreck of a Dutch merchant who played a crucial role in colonial history.
The voc-ship “Haarlem” or “New Haarlem” was shipwrecked in Table Bay on the evening of the 25th of March, 1647. The African Institute of marine Underwater Research Exploration and Education (AIMURE) explains that, while it is 58 for those who are traveling on the ship, were taken back to Europe by any other merchant marine vessels, 62 of which were left behind in order to save as much of the cargo as possible.
The salvagers had built a makeshift camp, named “Fort Zandenburch, where they lived for about a year after the sinking. They were also in contact with the local aboriginal people.
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When they returned to the Republic, for the management of the Dutch East india company (voc) decided to establish a ‘ stopover point for ships on the spot, where they have their camp set up. Informally known as the “Tavern of the Seas”, which eventually became the modern city of cape town.
Briege Williams, of the South African Heritage Resources Agency (SAHRA) is the capability of an object to be found in the search of the Haarlem wreck.
After 20 years of searching, archaeologists have found what they believe is the wreck of the cape town suburb of Table View. Situated below is about 6.6 meters from the sea, and the wrecagek is about 10 to 13 metres below the seabed, according to the AIMURE.
Archaeologists have been working to find the wreck in 1989, and have now found what they believe is the ship’s final resting place.
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The citation of a journal entry is made by a seller of travel in the “Haarlem”, historical charting, geophysical surveys and test excavations, the archaeologists have been “95 per cent” confident that the wreckage has been found. “The proof will be in the discovery of 19 of iron cannon, and a 4-iron posts, as it has been stated that these items were left behind when the wreck was abandoned,” said AIMURE, in a statement.
Test excavations in search of the ‘Haarlem’, the table bay and table Mountain in the background. (©AIMURE/Bruno Werz)
“Not a shipping disaster, the world has had such an impact on the history of the nation,” said AIMURE CEO Bruno Werz, in a statement by e-mail to Fox News. “The wrecking of the Haarlem can be seen as a catalyst that will not only cape town but also in the roots of the multiracial and multicultural South African society.”
Oher wrecks, also to reveal their secrets. Marine archeologists found, for example, underwater drones, in order to reveal the remains of an incredibly well-preserved, 500-year-old shipwreck in the Baltic states.
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Dating back to the late 15th century or early 16th century, the mystery of the ship was first spotted by a Swedish Maritime Administration (SMA), in the year 2009. Earlier this year, a more detailed analysis of the wreckage was conducted by the marine survey specialists with MT, who had been surprised by the extent of the treatment.
A Fragment of a metal, a composite plate was unearthed on Sept. 9, 2018. It is composed of a layer of copper backed by a layer of lead. Historical evidence shows that the stern-post and rudder of the Dutch east india company ships as “Haarlem” will be used to boards such as this one. (©AIMURE/Bruno Werz)
In another case, five cargo-laden ancient ship wrecks have been recently discovered to be from a small Greek island.
Image of a Dutch East india company, galleon.
(Photo by: Leemage/Universal Images Group via Getty Images
On the 18th of July, a mysterious wreckage was discovered off the east coast of the u.s., that is to say, the experts will be able to find the remains of a world War ii-era cargo ship.
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