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Mon, Jul 27

Revolutionary War-era shipwreck discovered off North Carolina coast

A deep-sea research team that includes scientists from Duke and N.C. State universities stumbled across a previously unknown shipwreck more than a hundred miles off the coast of North Carolina last Sunday.

The team was using a remotely operated underwater vehicle and the manned submersible Alvin to search for missing research equipment when they found the ship, which archaeologists believe sank roughly around the time of the American Revolution.

Read more from the News & Observer.