National Geographic : 1949 Jan
The National Geographic Magazine National Geographic Pihotographelr Willard It. ('uler These Cannon and Cannon Balls Went Down with a British Ship off Yorktown 168 Years Ago York River fishermen long found in their nets relics of ships sunk in the final battle of the Revolution. Divers for the Mariners' Museum, Newport News, Virginia, and Colonial National Historical Park located the wreckage in 1934-35, washed off the mud of a century and a half with a fire hose, under water, and salvaged the cannon. They arc exhibited at Yorktown in a reproduction of part of the gun deck of the British frigate Charon.