Spanish Armada wreck found off coast of Ireland

Published on August 5th, 2011 | by Admin

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The wreckage of a ship believed to have been part of the Spanish Armada has been found off Ireland’s Donegal coast.

[Heritage minister Jimmy Deenihan] said the discovery was a major find of significance not only to Ireland but also to the international archaeological, historical and maritime communities.

“If, in fact, it proves to be an Armada vessel, it could constitute one of the most intact of these wrecks discovered to date,” he said.

“It could provide huge insight into life on board and the reality of the military and naval resources available

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Story: Belfast Telegraph | Photo: Belfast Telegraph

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