1773 ship's a revolution revelation

July 31, 2014 2:54 AM

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1773 ship's a revolution revelation

It's a ship tied to two critical points in American history: September 11 2001 and the eve of the Revolutionary War.

Researchers have said that a vessel unearthed four years ago at the World Trade Centre site in Lower Manhattan was made from wood cut around the year 1773 - two years before the start of the war and three years before the signing of the Declaration of Independence.

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