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Mystery of lost whaling shipwreck solved

Trypot used to boil whale blubber aboard "Two Brothers" Nantucket Whaleship Trypot used to boil whale blubber aboard "Two Brothers" Nantucket Whaleship
NOAA Marine Archeologists Surveying "Two Brothers" Wreckage NOAA Marine Archeologists Surveying "Two Brothers" Wreckage
Map of Whaleship Wreckage in Papahanaumakuakea Marine National Monument Map of Whaleship Wreckage in Papahanaumakuakea Marine National Monument
Live Aboard the NOAA Research Vessel, Hiialakai, that discovered the "Two Brothers" Live Aboard the NOAA Research Vessel, Hiialakai, that discovered the "Two Brothers"

It's been on the ocean floor for the past 188 years. Today, researchers reveal their 2008 shipwreck discovery is that of the famed Nantucket whaleship, the "Two Brothers."

Ramsay Wharton was live aboard the NOAA vessel that helped investigate the historic discovery of the first sunken Nantucket whaleship. 

Check it out! Click on the VIDEO GALLERY for our webxtra extended exlusive interviews with Marine Archeologist, Dr. Kelly Gleason.

For more information: www.papahanaumokuakea.gov.

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