Last American Slave Ship Found in Alabama

Last American Slave Ship in Alabama4

Marine archaeologists recovered nails, spikes, and bolts used to secure the ship’s beams and planking. Made of hand-forged iron, such fasteners were common in schooners built in Mobile in the mid-19th century.

Marine archaeologists recovered nails, spikes, and bolts used to secure the ship’s beams and planking. Made of hand-forged iron, such fasteners were common in schooners built in Mobile in the mid-19th century.

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