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stepping stones of maritime history

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Description

Archaeological site composed by remains of a shipwreck with six guns. Two are covered with an odic protection, two are partially covered for coralline formations and one more completely covered. There are iron shots and ballast stones.

Maximum extension of the site: axis N - S = 25 m; axis E - W = 33 m.
Area: 825 m2.

History

The site Zorrita - La Tabla has been dated between 1696 and 1723, because of the date on a tobacco box (1696) and because of money found at the site (1723, Laird of copper from the Netherlands).

Tobacco box found at site Zorrita - La Tabla.

Zorrita  La Tabla

Zorrita  La Tabla

Zorrita  La Tabla

Description

Type

Remains of a Dutch shipwreck with 6 guns.
Maximum extension of the site: axis N - S = 25 meters; axis E - W = 33 meters.
Area: 825 m2.

Zorrita - La Tabla.

Zorrita - La Tabla.

Status

The site is partly damaged by archaeological excavations in 1994 and 1997
(11 X 6 X 0,4 meters.

Present erosion of seabed, biological deterioration.

Sunken Treasures

DEIC

World War II