Mystery of lost Scottish ship may be solved after 135 years

A Clydebuilt ship which was reported missing, presumed sunk, more than 130 years ago may finally have been found.
The West Ridge, a 220-foot iron barque, was transporting a shipment of coal in 1883 from the UK to India but never reached its final destination.
Now investigators searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 have revealed they may have inadvertently found the West Ridge on the bottom of the Indian Ocean.
Australian maritime researchers discovered two previously unknown ship wrecks while using sonar imaging equipment in an attempt to find the Boeing 777 which... read more

 
4 May 2018 in Lifestyle, Views: 46
Source: Scotsman
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