Jefferson (1818)

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About two-thirds of this wreck has not been uncovered and remains to be studied when better equipment and methodology become available. It was first excavated in the 1930’s; the hull has since been severely damaged due to construction of a marina overhead. The Jefferson was a 20-gun brig. The original lines drawings and spar plans for the Jefferson still exist. Riders, diagonal frames mounted on the ceiling, were recorded. 1


1. Richard Steffy, INA Shipdata Project, Texas A&M University.

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