Columbus Flagship Santa Maria - Shipwreck found in Haiti

Columbus Flagship Santa Maria - Shipwreck found in Haiti

The location of the Santa Maria, Christopher Columbus' flagship for his journey to the new world, has remained a mystery since it ran aground in late 1492. Underwater explorer Barry Clifford claims he may have found the ship off the Haitian coast.

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A shipwreck off the coast of Haiti believed to be he lost remains of the Santa Maria, the flagship of Christopher Columbus, requires further investigation according to a team of experts from The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

Read: Haiti - UNESCO says Columbus Santa Maria Shipwreck needs further Investigation

A team of experts from UNESCO will examine a site off northern Haiti that an explorer believes may be the wreckage of the Santa Maria, the U.N. cultural agency said Monday.

Read: UNESCO sending Experts in Haiti to Check Possible Columbus Ship

"There is nobody watching the ship right now... somebody knows where we are," says underwater explorer Barry Clifford who fears that Christopher Columbus' 500-year-old flagship, La Santa Maria, found off the coast ot Haiti may be in danger of looting unless it is salgaved immediately...

Read: Columbus' Flagship Santa Maria in Danger of Looting Off Haiti Coast

An underwater explorer claims the sunken shipwreck he found off Haiti is in fact the long lost remains of the Santa Maria, Christopher Columbus' flagship from his first voyage to the Americas... This could be the biggest find in shipwreck history...

Read: Shipwreck found off Haiti Coast may be Christopher Columbus' flagship Santa Maria

Pop Quiz: What is the connection between Caracol Haiti, Christopher Columbus, La Santa Maria, Cacique Guacanagaric, Caonabo and La Navidad? Sit back... Relax... and let me tell you...

Read: Haitian History : The First Spanish Settlement in the New World was near Caracol Haiti

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Simon says...

C'est une bonne chose de trouver un monument comme

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Franck says...

Well, you know if Santa Maria has anything of value.

(Zorte) kreyol pale kreole komprend will put they hand on it. Lol
P.S. J'ai laisser Haiti en 1960's je ne peux pas ecrire le

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