This aerial photo in 2018 shows the remains of the slave ship. Photo: AP

Wreck of ‘Clotilda’, the last slave ship to America, identified in Alabama river

  • In 1860, the wooden ship illegally transported 110 people from what is now the west African nation of Benin to Mobile, Alabama
  • The Clotilda was then taken into delta waters north of the port and burned to avoid detection
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This aerial photo in 2018 shows the remains of the slave ship. Photo: AP
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