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Crew finds ship on Galveston Bay floor

Thursday, January 29, 2009
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In the wake of Hurricane Ike, sonar crews have discovered a big ship wreck that has historians scratching their heads.

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For more than a month, sonar crews have been surveying the bottom of Galveston Bay to determine what kind of debris needs to be removed. After noticing a unique image come across their screen, they realized they had stumbled upon something big. It turned out to be a 160 foot vessel.

Historians say Hurricane Ike may have played a role in uncovering it.

Marina investigators say they will now begin an archive search looking for any clues as to any possible shipwrecks at the secret site.

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