Perilous Seas: Investigations of the Monterrey Shipwrecks in the Gulf of Mexico
Sponsored by Sam Houston Memorial Museum
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Katy & E. Don Walker Education Center, Sam Houston State University
1402 19th St
Huntsville, TX 77340
United States

Texas Historical Commission Marine Archeologist, Amy Borgens, will discuss the Monterrey Shipwrecks. In 2012 during a NOAA investigation in the Gulf of Mexico, a shipwreck was discovered at 4,300 feet.  This wreck, now called Monterrey Shipwreck A, contained six cannon and two collections of firearms. In 2013 two nearby shipwrecks were discovered. Evidence from the wrecks and recovered artifacts suggest these vessels are from the early 19th Century.  Sponsored by the Sam Houston Memorial Museum.

Free admission. 

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