The Island Wreck Site Underwater And Associated Photographs
The Team followed the trail of “breadcrumbs” to see how the wrecking occurred. The initial grounding site with the double pile of cannons as the cannons were thrown off both sides of the ship at once, to the trail of ballast stones as the ships hull was smashed to pieces on the reefs. Some of the ballast stones were small round river stones, which found their way into small nooks and crannies.
Three sugar presses were located on the reef. We are assuming these were cargo.
ADMAT's maritime archaeological work on this wreck site was assisted by ADMAT-FRANCE a non profit organisation based in the Institut de Paléontologie Humaine, Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
ADMAT-FRANCE is a sub division of the Anglo ~ Danish Maritime Archaeological Team
ADMAT is delighted to have an association with Muséum Nationald’Histoire Naturelle at Paris, départememt Préhistoire, UMR-CNRS 7194.