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NOAA Photo Library Image - expl4128

This heavily concreted carronade is one of 10 located during the 2008 expedition. It is the proverbial "smoking gun" - the clue that every archaeologist hopes to find that will positively identify a site. By measuring the inside diameter, archaeologists confirmed that these were 32-pounder carronades, the size used on the USS CHIPPEWA.

Image ID: expl4128, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: Turks and Caicos Island, East Caicos Island
Photo Date: 2008 November
Credit: Search for Trouvadore science team

Category: Maritime Heritage Shipwreck/

High Resolution Photo Available





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