18th-Century Ship Found at Trade Center Site

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During recent construction for the new World Trade Center, workers and archaeologists alike were shocked to find the remnants of an 18th-century ship “cocooned in ooze” by the urban landscape around it. While the building continues, archaeologists are raacing almost 30 feet below street level to get measurements and data before the remnants begin to deteriorate. City Room of the New York Times has the full story.