A cannon recovered from the site of a vessel that sank in 1796. Photo: Iseas-Yusof Ishak Institute A cannon recovered from the site of a vessel that sank in 1796. Photo: Iseas-Yusof Ishak Institute
A cannon recovered from the site of a vessel that sank in 1796. Photo: Iseas-Yusof Ishak Institute
Singapore

Two shipwrecks off Singapore provide rare insight into maritime history

  • The first shipwreck dated back about 600 years and was discovered about 100 metres northwest of the rocky outcrop that forms Pedra Branca
  • Excavations unearthed Chinese ceramics such as Longquan green-ware dishes and porcelain bowls

Topic |   Singapore
A cannon recovered from the site of a vessel that sank in 1796. Photo: Iseas-Yusof Ishak Institute A cannon recovered from the site of a vessel that sank in 1796. Photo: Iseas-Yusof Ishak Institute
A cannon recovered from the site of a vessel that sank in 1796. Photo: Iseas-Yusof Ishak Institute
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