U.N. experts say Haiti wreck is not Columbus' flagship, Santa Maria

07 Oct 2014 10:57 AM | Anonymous

An American explorer's claim to have found the long-lost Santa Maria, Christopher Columbus' flagship from his first voyage to the Americas, has been dismissed by a group of U.N. experts.Underwater explorer Barry Clifford made headlines when he said in May that he believed a shipwreck on a reef off Haiti's northern coast could be the fabled ship, which went down in 1492.

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