Poole wreck: 17th-century rudder comes ashore after 400 yearsBreaking News
tags: shipwrecks, England, United Kingdom, Poole wreck
An elaborately carved rudder that has sat on the seabed of the English Channel for more than 400 years has been raised by archaeologists.
The rudder, which features a man's face carved into the wood, is part of the so-called Swash Channel Wreck, thought to have been a Dutch trading ship that sank in the early 17th century.
Very little is known about the ship, which was discovered on the seabed near Poole harbour in Dorset....
comments powered by Disqus
- Robert Dallek: “The fish rots from the head”
- It’s Been 3 Decades Since There Were So Few Jobs for History Ph.D.s
- Former Berkeley Chancellor Nicholas Dirks returns to campus as a member of the history department
- Conservatives attack Garry Wills’s book on the Quran
- The Scholars Behind the Quest for Reparations